Jo-Ting Huang-Lachmann works for the INNOVA project at the Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS). Her research focuses on economics of climate change adaptation in cities. She has published her research outcomes in international peer-reviewed journals like Cities and Ecological Economics. She has an interdisciplinary background of environmental management and climate adaptation in cities and has practical experience working with city governments. Her research area includes stakeholder engagement, climate adaptation, institutional economics and co-benefits of cities’ climate and sustainability strategies. Jo-Ting looks forward to applying her expertise in climate services.
Being active in international science communities, she acts as the development team member of the the Knowledge Action Network for Emergent Risk and Extreme Events (Risk KAN), a joint effort of Future Earth, Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) and World Climate Research Programme (WCRP); as well as the Executive Committee member of Young Earth System Scientists Community (YESS).
Before joining GERICS, Jo-Ting had her Master of Science in Environmental and Energy Management from University of Twente, the Netherlands; and started her PhD study at the Chair of Sustainability Management and Environmental Accounting at the Technische Universitaet Dresden, Germany.