Karen Pilgrim

Adaptation Specialist

Karen Pilgrim is an Adaptation Specialist, currently working on climate information services, client-specific adaptation frameworks and GCAP’s Adaptation Academy.

She has a special interest in Ecosystem-based Adaptation, as well as climate resilience and adaptive capacity development. For her Master thesis, she developed a narrative-based appraisal framework to support learning in Ecosystem-based Adaptation efforts.

Karen completed her BA in Governmental Studies at University of Erfurt, Germany, and holds a MSc degree in Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation from Lund University, Sweden. Her previous professional experiences span international development and foreign affairs in Germany and abroad.