Joyce Kimutai joined the ACDI as part of the AXA Research Chair Programme in African Climate Risk as a Masters research student in July 2018. She is now part of a multi-disciplinary team from the University of Cape Town and University of Oxford, working on research spanning climate, hydrological, agricultural, ecological and economic and adaptation science. Her research involves Probabilistic Impact Attribution in Hydrological and Agricultural Systems in Southern Africa. She has a Bsc. in Meteorology from the University of Nairobi, in Kenya, and has worked with the Climate Services division of Kenya Meteorological department. Her past research work focused on attribution of extreme weather/climate events particularly droughts and floods in East Africa.
Joyce is also a Lead Author for IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land,Chp 3 Desertification.