Dorean Erhart


Linden Climate Advisory

Dorean F Erhart is a landscape architect with 28 years’ experience applying design and systems thinking to complex policy and planning problems in the fields of climate risk, coastal management and conservation. She has instigated and designed several statewide programs and initiatives, most recently, the Queensland Climate Resilient Councils and QCoast2100 programs, the Reef Councils’ Rescue Plan and the Coastal Councils Adaptation Taskforce (C-CAT). Dorean is dedicated to supporting the translation of science and leading practice theory into practical on-ground approaches and has co-authored and led the development of several climate risk management guidelines and support documents for local government practitioners, including the Climate Risk Management Framework for Queensland Local Government and guideline, and the QCoast2100 Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy Minimum Standards and Guideline.

After more than 11 years providing state and national representation and advocacy on behalf of Queensland Local Governments, Dorean has established Linden Climate Advisory to support a wider range of organisations, businesses and governments in understanding and responding to climate related risks to their goals, objectives and bottom lines.