Ingrid Coninx is policy and stakeholder engagement expert, specialised in climate adaptation at Wageningen Environmental Research. She holds a Phd. in social sciences. At Wageningen Environmental Research, she supervises a team on researchers on climate adaptation. Ingrid is supporting governments and public-private partnerships at all levels to take steps in climate adaptation: making adaptation plans, design interventions, support implementation, organise learning, evaluation and capacity building. She works both on climate smart agriculture and on climate proof cities and regions. In the past 13 years, Ingrid has extended her geographical focus from Belgium and Netherlands up to the European level and to Africa, mainly Kenya and Ethiopia. She collaborated mainly in interdisciplinary teams, contributed with her expertise to over 80 reports and 11 scientific articles and has contributed to policy and practice dialogues via over 100 workshops and presentations.