Alexei Trundle co-ordinates the MSSI Future Cities Research Cluster, and is a PhD Candidate at the Australian-German Climate and Energy College. He holds a Research Associate position with the United Nations Global Compact Cities Programme, and provides scientific advice to the UN-Habitat Cities and Climate Change Initiative in the Pacific region.
Alexei formerly worked at RMIT University's Global Cities Research Institute, managing research projects focused on Climate Change Adaptation in the Asia-Pacific region, with a particular interest in Melanesian urban settlements. He led development of an Urban Resilience and Climate Adaptation Plan for Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands, and Port Vila, Vanuatu. Other aspects of his research have focused on development of climate risk assessment methodologies, including the 2015 Tasmanian Natural Disaster Risk Assessment, toolkit development for Port Authorities and operators, and development of an adaptation for the RMIT University campus.
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