Directors and Management

GCAP's Directors and Management are responsible for the global company and subsidiaries. 

Thomas E. Downing

President and CEO

Tom is President and CEO of GCAP. Based in Oxford, England, he leads development of the business and innovative solutions.

Andrew J. Downing

Director, GCAP (USA) 

Andy brings 30 years of experience in business, supporting GCAP with strategic planning and investor relations.

Mark de Blois

Director, GCAP (Kenya)

Mark de Blois is a Director of GCAP Kenya and a Director of Upande Ltd. 

Adnan Kareem

Managing Director, GCAP Kenya

Over nearly two decades, Adnan has developed a unique perspective into business management, applying his academic and practitioner knowledge at senior management positions in some of the top multinational organizations and NGOs.

Carmen L. Lacambra

Head of Research and Environmental Services

As a senior GCAP partner and founding member of Grupo Laera, a Colombian consultancy serving clients in corporate, academic and multilateral agencies, Carmen has lead regional adaptation teams in projects with the IDB, USAID, Wilson Center and World Bank and works with GCAP on urban adaptation, adaptation strategies on both the national level as well as for the private sector, climate proofing for medium and small businesses, adaptation training and capacity, and ecosystem adaptation to climate change.

Graham Wilson

Academy Director

Graham Wilson is a behavioural scientist, author and commentator on many aspects of management, leadership, organisation and personal development. He leads GCAP’s Adaptation Academy.