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Dr Tahl Kestin

Research Program Manager
Monash Sustainable Development Institute
T: +61 3 9905 2350

Tahl has a Bachelor of Science in zoology and applied mathematics and a PhD on Australian climate variability and extremes, and communication of climate forecasts. Prior to her current role she was postdoctoral fellow at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) at Columbia University in New York, a project scientist for the physical climate science unit of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Boulder, Colorado, and a greenhouse and water reporting expert at ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability - Oceania in Melbourne.

Tahl joined MSDI in 2009 and has been involved in a variety of projects and programs, including Climate Scientists Australia, Australian Bushfire Arson Prevention Initiative, and Indigenous Communities and Climate Change Program.

She currently coordinates MSDI's Sustainable Development Program.