Lesley King is an experienced Senior Consultant focusing on issues of natural resource management, climate change and poverty reduction in developing countries. She is a specialist in evaluating the contribution biodiversity conservation is making to poverty alleviation. She also has a specialist interest in developing tools and resources to understand synergies and trade-offs between adaptation, mitigation and development - the so-called Triplewin scenario. She also has skills and experience in developing M&E frameworks and undertaking evaluations of interventions focusing on adaptation, poverty reduction and biodiversity conservation.
Lesley has worked extensively in Eastern Africa, the Indian Ocean, the South Pacific and the Caribbean.