Prof. Jacquie McGlade

Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Downforce Technologies

Jacqueline McGlade FLS, FRSA is Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Downforce Technologies. She is also a Professor of Natural Prosperity at the Institute for Global Prosperity and Faculty of Engineering at University College London, Frank Jackson Professor of the Environment at Gresham College and Professor of International Public Policy and Governance at Strathmore University Business School, Kenya. Her expertise is in nature-based solutions to climate adaptation and mitigation, ocean and human health, the circular bioeconomy, earth observations and ecosystem modelling and the impacts of pollution on human and ecosystem health, and intergenerational prosperity. She has designed geospatial, fuzzy logic and AI platforms for decision-making under high degrees of uncertainty. Previously she was the UN Environment Program’s Chief Scientist and former Executive Director of the European Environment Agency.