Dr Nadia Sitas is a sustainability scientist working within the science-policy interface on issues related to social-ecological resilience with a specific focus on equity and gender. Her research interests span both the social and ecological spheres and much of her experience comes from engaging in research and practice in the global south. Nadia has experience in leading and working in large transdisciplinary teams and is committed to research that can have transformative impact.
For over a decade Nadia has been involved in applied research where she has focussed on understanding knowledge exchange processes linked to mainstreaming the environment into various decision-making contexts. These mainstreaming activities have focused mainly on co-designing stakeholder engagement and social learning processes and developing user-inspired decision support tools related to ecosystem services, social-ecological resilience and development planning.