Tyrone Hall is a development communication specialist and PhD Candidate at York University (Toronto). He is an Acclimatise Associate.
Tyrone is a Vanier Scholar and PhD Candidate focused on environmental communication. He is working on an ambitious global dissertation project that aims to optimize climate change communication through field work in a range of traditional and indigenous communities in Fiji, South India, Belize and the Canadian Artic. He has seven years experience managing environmental communications in the Caribbean, including three years as the lead communications specialist for the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC). He managed the communications porfolio for 19 climate change projects across a dozen Caribbean islands, Belize, Guyana and Suriname.
Hall provides strategic communication services, research-based communication support and partnership development. He is adept at distilling complex scientific information for varied audiences at both regional and international levels, including policy briefs, knowledge briefs, impactful videos and multi-modal campaigns. He honed these skills while working with diverse international project teams, including as the lead research and outreach associate for the flagship USAID Global Broadband and Innovations Programme. He also routinely reviews climate change communication and ICT for agriculture and youth employability initiatives in India, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific.