Speaker's Profile

Pam Pearson

Pam Pearson is Founder and Executive Director of the International Cryosphere Climate Initiative (ICCI), a network of former diplomats and senior cryosphere and climate scientists concerned with the rapid changes resulting from climate change in mountain and polar regions. ICCI designs and, where gaps exist, implements programmes that combine mitigation and adaptation measures in the cryosphere: recognizing the need for intensified and specific mitigation efforts to slow these changes and their impacts on local people as well as the globe. 
She is a former diplomat with 20 years of experience working on global issues, including climate change, environment, public health, and non-proliferation; serving, among other postings, in Ecuador, Norway, and Sweden.