New executive director of Climate and Cryosphere Project (CliC)

Lawrence Hislop has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Climate and Cryosphere Project (CliC).

Lawrence Hislop

Lawrence Hislop

Lawrence is from Montreal, Canada and has more than ten years of international experience leading UN and EU funded projects, and has produced many environmental assessments and related communications products.

From 2009-2014, Lawrence led the Polar and Cryosphere programme at GRID-Arendal in Norway and collaborated on projects with the Arctic Council, University of the Arctic and UNEP-linked activities in Polar and mountain regions.

He was also on the management team of the Himalayan Climate Adaptation Programme (HICAP) from 2011 - 2014 and initiated long-term research on environmental impacts in Nepal, India, Pakistan and China.

In addition to his research work, Lawrence also produces documentary photography, films and infographics.