Sean O’Donoghue

Head of Climate Change Adaptation Branch, eThekwini Municipality, Durban, South Africa

Sean O’Donoghue

Head of Climate Change Adaptation Branch, eThekwini Municipality, Durban, South Africa

Biography

Dr Sean O’Donoghue has a doctorate in marine pelagic ecology obtained from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in 2010. In March 2011, Sean joined eThekwini Municipality, or Durban, where he manages the Climate Change Adaptation Branch. A key focus of the Branch is Community Ecosystem Based Adaptation, providing work opportunities for Durban’s indigent populations. Sean manages a number of research, inter-city and community partnership projects, and has led the development of the pilot EPIC programme at UKZN.