Jason Thistlethwaite

Associate Professor, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, University of Waterloo

Jason Thistlethwaite is an Associate Professor in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) at the University of Waterloo, a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and Associate Director for Partners for Action (P4A). His research evaluates climate change risk management strategies designed to reduce economic vulnerability. His current research program involves building 3D visualizations of flood risk, mapping and measuring social-vulnerability, and developing transformational change strategy to inform governments about effective risk management. Jason has published widely on issues including private environmental governance, the role of insurance in climate change adaptation, and policy tools for urban flood risk management.