Chris Metcalfe

Senior Research FellowUnited Nations University

Chris Metcalfe is Senior Research Fellow with the Water-Health Nexus of the UNU Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) and a Professor in the Environmental and Resource Studies Program at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. Dr. Metcalfe is also currently the Director of the Institute for Watershed Science at Trent University. Working in partnership with UNU-INWEH, this institute is currently developing capacity for protecting sources of drinking water in remote Indigenous communities in Canada’s north. His previous experience includes leading watershed management projects in Mexico and Ecuador and working to increase research and ecosystem management capacity within institutions in Indonesia, Cuba, Argentina and the Caribbean region.