Ever wondered why we should be so concerned now about how we plan our societies and businesses if the future is so unpredictable anyway? Why should issues like climate change warrant changes in how we do things today? Well, turns out it’s pretty interesting…

I am an adaptation scientist with a PhD in climate change adaptation based on the Gold Coast, Australia. My research is focused on understanding how, why and when people make decisions to adapt to climate change, and what role science can and should play in that process. That includes issues such as business continuity and planning, policy development and implementation, ecosystem-based adaptation, and the gap that we often see between academic theory and real-world practical actions.

But I am not just an academic. I search for new knowledge on daily basis for my personal growth as well. I am inherently fascinated by the role that insight and intuition play in decision-making and leadership in a world that is increasingly complex and changing. And I read a lot…

Adaptation Hooks is my personal webpage where I hope to share what I’ve learned so far and can engage also with people outside of academia.