Dr Ghislaine Platell

Position: Consultant

At Energetics, Ghislaine’s work includes assessing climate change risk and adaptation potential – a growing area for the business – and helping clients navigate the carbon market or reduce and report emissions. Her background in environmental microbiology has led her to become a driven and diligent researcher who strives to help decision makers adapt and contribute to a more sustainable future. She has completed a PhD in Biochemistry investigating the gut community of termites with a link to biofuel production in Western Australia. She took part in the first round of Homeward Bound, a ten-year global leadership and strategy program for women in science, which includes a three-week expedition to Antarctica as one of the regions most rapidly impacted by climate change.