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Tom Odell

Tom Odell

Chief - Climate Change & Sustainability, Dstl

As Chief Analyst for Climate Change and Sustainability within the Ministry of Defence, I am responsible for ensuring MOD research is designed to deliver innovative solutions in response to climate change. Working alongside MOD stakeholders to understand their priority issues and translating these into research that can be delivered either within Dstl or through our partner organisations.

I am also responsible for ensuring that the impact of our research and advice is realised, helping military users to understand the value of the solutions presented. The Climate Change and Sustainability work at Dstl covers everything from understanding future climate security implications, mitigating the effects of climate change through sustainability solutions, through to adapting our forces to maintain operational advantage within a climate changed world.

Before this role, I have held various positions, including leading MOD Spending Review analysis and as an Exchange Analyst to the US Department of Defense.