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Amrita De Soyza

Biodiversity and Climate Adaptation

Amrita De Soyza:

Biodiversity and Climate Adaptation

Throughout his 30+ year career in the environmental field, Amrita has established himself as an expert in climate change research and plant/CO2 responses. More recently he has focused on environmental management and has led compliance and sustainability initiatives that balance industry and regulator perspectives.

Amrita has lived and worked in the US, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and has extensive knowledge of desert ecosystems. He’s taken a leadership role on projects in the Gulf of Mexico, throughout Central Asia, and in the UAE. Over the past decade Amrita has successfully led the development and implementation of key environmental programs encompassing energy and CO2 emission inventory and reduction, functional ecosystem health assessments, systematic waste management and ISO14001 compliance. Amrita’s contribution of establishing controlled, managed and repeatable processes have been a key to the success of projects he has been involved in.

In addition to a wealth of scientific and practical environmental knowledge, Amrita’s significant international experience has given him an exceptional ability to collaborate with project stakeholders from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures and to translate it into improved project efficiency and results.

Amrita has a PhD and MPhil in Biology from City University New York and an MSc and BSc in the plant sciences from the University of London. He has over 40 peer-reviewed scientific publications, as well as innumerable reports, procedures, and guidance documents for companies and governmental agencies.