Stephen Tyler

Founder and president of Adaptive Resource Management Ltd.


Dr. Stephen Tyler is the founder and president of Adaptive Resource Management Ltd in Victoria B.C., an interdisciplinary consulting practice specializing in community-oriented climate adaptation and natural resource management. He develops practical tools and concepts for climate adaptation and sustainable land and resource management through applied collaborative research, capacity building, and synthesis of effective policy and practice. His areas of expertise include: climate change and adaptation; institutional and socio-economic issues in natural resource management; research management and utilization; and applications of interdisciplinary methods. Dr. Tyler has worked as a policy analyst, consultant, and researcher on environment and development issues in Canada, the U.S. and Asia. He is the recipient of a national-level Friendship Prize from the government of the People’s Republic of China for his collaborative work on water resource management. He holds a PhD in urban and regional planning from the University of California, Berkeley