Speaker John Englander is an oceanographer, consultant and a leading expert on global climate change. Combining an extensive marine science background with firsthand expeditions to Greenland and Antarctica, John delivers a big picture report on climate change. From rising sea levels to societal impacts, speaker John Englander brings diverse points of view as an industry scientist and entrepreneur in the climate conversation. For over 30 years, he has been a leader in both the private and nonprofit sectors, serving as CEO for such noteworthy organizations as The International SeaKeepers and The Cousteau Society.
Why book speaker John Englander?
- He is a renowned oceanographer. The legendary Captain Jacques Cousteau tapped keynote speaker John England to succeed him as CEO of the Cousteau Society.
- He shares the link between climate change impact and business industries. As the founder of Englander & Associates, speaker John Englander works with businesses, governmental agencies, and communities to understand the financial risks of increased flooding due to rising seas, extreme tides, unprecedented rainfall, and storm surge.
- He is an advocate for “intelligent adaption.” In explaining the tremendous risks caused by climate change, speaker John also helps audiences see the enormous economic opportunities that will allow the global economy to thrive through planning and adaptation.
Keynote speaker John Englander is a sought after public speaker and consultant on the subjects of oceanography and climate change. He is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Marine Sciences – UC Santa Cruz, a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), a Fellow of the Explorers Club, and a member of several professional societies. Englander also holds dual degrees in Geology and Economics from Dickinson College.
As an expert on the global impact of rising sea levels, speaker John England has appeared on MSNBC, Fox Business, ABC, CBS, PBS, The Weather Channel, CCTV (China), CBC (Canada), NPR and SkyNews TV (UK). He has also been featured in USA Today, Huffington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, Miami Herald, Publisher’s Weekly, and numerous other publications.
As a speaker, John brings the diverse points of view of an industry scientist, entrepreneur, and CEO. His bestselling book, “High Tide On Main Street: Rising Sea Level and the Coming Coastal Crisis,” clearly explains the science, the impending devastating economic effects, and the opportunity to design for a more resilient future. Politico listed it as one of the top 50 books to read.
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