Janot Mendler de Suarez is aTechnical Advisor & Caribbean focal point for the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, a consultant to the World Bank for the Caribbean CREWS (Climate Risk Early Warning Services), and a Visiting Research Fellow at Boston University Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. She is an innovator in the use of serious games and creative arts for effective learning and dialogue, and has designed and facilitated game-enabled processes to support the World Bank Green Economy launch in SE Asia. A lead author of Global Oceans Forum climate policy briefs, she is a researcher the Pardee Center and spent over a decade developing the Global Environment Facility’s International Waters knowledge-sharing program involving 182 countries.
Janot piloted an internet-mediated MSc program for developing country students as Senior Lecturer in Geography at Royal Holloway University of London, and serves as a reviewer for Elsevier, Springer and Nature journals, and as Nature Publishing Group Editorial Board member for Scientific Reports. She has consulted with the World Food Programme, Rockefeller Foundation, Oxfam-America, Singapore Civil Service College and National University of Singapore among others. She spearheads public conversations on race and sustainability in greater Boston.