Dr Richard Pagett

…an international development advisor and author specialising in a range
of environmental, social, sustainability, climate change, security,
resilience and other issues. He holds a University of London BSc (Zoology,
Botany, Chemistry and Geology) and a science-based PhD. Following his
degrees, he took a postdoctoral research fellowship for four years at the
University of Leeds working on rare earth geochemistry in the deep ocean. He
then began a career of international development around the world. He works
mostly with international funding agencies and national governments and has
hands-on knowledge and experience in 135 countries.