Dr. Molly Hellmuth
International Climate Resilience Lead
Since 1997, Dr. Molly Hellmuth has been helping clients mainstream climate-resilient development: advising governments, nongovernmental organizations, international development organizations, private sector, and development practitioners. She has worked with a broad range of decision makers to bring state-of-the-art science, technology, and practices to bear on the development of strategies, policies, tools, and guidance geared towards enhancing the resilience of people, livelihoods, and ecosystems. An internationally recognized expert in water resources and climate risk management, Molly has published extensively in development practice and policy-oriented books and journals, and is cited in Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports, the Stern Review, and other seminal climate change publications. She has extensive experience in project management and client engagement, providing both managerial and technical oversight of projects.
Before joining ICF, Molly was the associate director of science policy outreach at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI, Columbia University), research scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, scientist at UNEP-RISOE, and water resources and climate change expert at the Dialogue on Water and Climate.