Hilary Stevens, CFM, is a geologist and environmental scientist with extensive experience in coastal resource management and a particular affinity for island communities. She serves as a staff scientist at Florida-based Coastal Risk Consulting. Prior to joining Coastal Risk, she worked at the Coastal Resources Center at the University of Rhode Island, where she developed climate change adaptation programs for coastal communities in West Africa and Southeast Asia. She has also worked in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines. She holds a Masters from Yale University and a BS from Wesleyan University.