Dave Steinbach

Dave Steinbach was a researcher in IIED's Climate Change research group until January 2018

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Languages: English, English, French


Adaptation, climate finance, natural resource management, climate change governance, forestry, and food security.

Before IIED

  • Consultant, adaptation and climate finance, Ricardo-AEA (2013-14)
  • Researcher, climate change adaptation and food security in Northern Ghana, SEND Foundation of Ghana (2011-12)
  • Research assistant, climate change adaptation, LSE Global Governance Institute (2011)
  • Livelihoods and development officer, Azafady NGO, Madagascar (2007)


  • MSc International Development Studies, London School of Economics
  • BA International Relations, University of British Columbia

Current work

  • Political economy of low-carbon climate resilient development planning
  • Assessing the linkages between social protection and climate change
  • Support to the Government Group Network on climate change mainstreaming
  • Tracking adaptation and measuring development, and
  • Financial incentives for marine management.