Dr Lara Langston

Senior Policy Advisor at Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

Senior Policy Advisor (Domestic Climate Adaptation and Resilience), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
CAPE Policy Fellow

I am a policy professional within the climate change adaptation team within Defra, and part of our change and improvement’ strategy. I hold a PhD in climate change adaptation and governance in Kenya from King’s College London. Prior to undertaking my PhD, I was an independent consultant on various issues in relation to climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction including gender dimensions, metrics and adaptation and resilience definitions for the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and the Climate Development Knowledge Network (CDKN).