As a Senior Consultant at Sustineo, Ellis brings a broad skillset in qualitative research, with a focus on development, rural livelihoods, and climate adaptation. He has specific expertise in research on voluntary carbon markets and the link between climate adaptation and food security in the Pacific context.
Ellis’s interest in rural development has been shaped through his experience working in countries in the Pacific and Southeast Asia. Ellis has worked with government, academic and NGO partners on research projects in this region. He has experience in the application of research evaluation and design, field data collection, qualitative analysis, and engaging in literature reviews and academic writing.
Ellis has demonstrated an ability to apply effective and culturally appropriate approaches to research and working with local partners to achieve project goals. He has published research outputs in a variety of formats tailored to different stakeholder needs including academic journal articles, technical reports, and engaging written and visual content