Andrew Reid was a Researcher at Ecologic Institute. His research focused on ocean policy and the marine environment, knowledge transfer as well as the effects of climate change, especially adaptation in coastal regions. Andrew Reid’s native language is English, and he has intermediate knowledge of French and German.
From fall 2010 through summer 2011, Andrew Reid worked as one of Ecologic's Konrad von Moltke Fellows. In this capacity, his research focuses on global climate change and ocean governance, with a particular emphasis on small island developing states and the processes leading up to the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20).
Prior to joining Ecologic Institute, Andrew Reid worked with the NGO Islands First as an adviser to the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Nauru to the United Nations. There, he worked on issues including the link between climate change and security in the Pacific. He has also conducted climate change research for the David Suzuki Foundation and Friends of the Earth Canada.
Andrew Reid completed his undergraduate work in English and International Relations at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. He also has an MA in Global Governance from the University of Waterloo, Canada, where he was awarded a Balsillie Fellowship to conduct research on international climate change policies for the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Canada.