Jewel finished the BS in Commerce course and did administration work for several years.
When she earned the Master of Arts in Psychology degree, she worked as a guidance counsellor at Central Philippine University primary school. While working as a guidance counsellor, she finished a university research on parental involvement and children’s academic achievement.
Jewel worked as a web content writer. She wrote articles and blogs on various topics using keywords to promote businesses online.
Moving to Timaru, Jewel studied Cookery at Ara Institute of Canterbury. After finishing the course, she started her own café business and operated it for four years.
Jewel brings along her varied work experiences, knowledge, and skills to the Climate Adaptation Platform team as a researcher.
The Climate Adaptation Platform Team
Dr. Theuns Henning leads the establishment of the Climate Adaptation Platform, formed in response to the challenge of climate adaptation around the world.
Ross Waugh co-leads with Theuns in building the Platform, progressing the promotion of climate adaptation and infrastructure resiliency in the Asia-Pacific.
Roger Fairclough is the founder of Neo Leaf Global offering international advice on infrastructure policy and climate adaptation.
Claire-Louise has combined an interest in geospatial sciences and climate to understand and reveal data in visual platforms.
Dr. Sandeeka Mannakkara shares her Building Back Better knowledge, integrating it with climate change adaptation solutions.
Jewel Castillon looks for materials and coordinates with the team in creating the stream of blog posts and articles on climate adaptation and other related topics.