Team Lead - Senior Climate Change Specialist, Ph.D., WSP Golder
Janya Kelly is a senior climate change scientist at WSP Golder and is leads a team focused on helping integrating climate change and ESG into their planning and operations. She has over eleven years of experience focused on physical climate risk within the natural resources, nuclear and mining sectors. She leads the climate change component on several projects supporting both sustainability and environmental assessment work primarily in North and South America, including coastal regions. Her work focuses on building long-term climate resilience through understanding climate risk and developing decision-making frameworks for selecting and implementing adaptation options to reduce the risks. Janya also assesses the greenhouse gas emissions associated with a project, applying regulatory frameworks and corporate targets and policies to better understand the journey to achieving carbon reductions.