Kim Vender

Coastal Restoration Project Coordinator


Kim has vast research experience in the fields of climate change policy-making and specialised in the international politics of climate change with a focus on developing countries. She is highly interested in the processes that translate global goals into local actions. Prior to joining the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability in 2022, she volunteered with the department, investigating urban climate change adapation, biodiversity, and blue carbon. In her current role, Kim supports ongoing projects on biodiversity and climate change resilience such as the Green Communities Programme and green (and blue) infrastructure mapping as well as the university's engagement with existing and potential blue carbon projects.

Research summary

Contact for information on Biodiversity projects such as blue carbon ecosystems and marine biodiversity.