Presentation:    Triggers for Change in the Safest Place on Earth

Speakers:            Jon Doole, CEHT; and Donovan Burton


Jon Doole has worked in Environmental Health at Kingsborough Council in southern Tasmania, Australia for the past 20 years.  The last 10 years have been as Manager Environmental Services; overseeing staff working in Environmental Health, Natural Resource Management, climate change and Compliance.

Donovan Burton heads the Climate Planning team in Australia and has worked on more than 70 climate change risk and adaptation projects for insurers, governments, corporations, developers and UN agencies. Donovan specializes in helping cities and businesses consider effects and opportunities presented by a confluence of climate change and other shocks.  He is also a recognized specialist in understanding insurance and other risk transfer mechanisms, with a particular interest in catastrophe bonds."