Mike Morecroft

Mike Morecroft is head of climate change science at the government conservation agency, Natural England.  He leads the £17m Nature Returns programme which brings together science, land management, green finance and community engagement to test what works for Nature-based Solutions and support policy and practise.  Mike was Coordinating Lead Author on ecosystems and NbS for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) most recent assessment report and is a Visiting Professor at Reading University. He started his career with a PhD at Cambridge and led a research group at the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology before joining Natural England.

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