Bapon Fakhruddin

– Member of the Steering Group for the ISC project ‘Review of Hazards Definition and Classification’

Dr Fakhruddin is an eminent hydro-meteorologist and climate risk assessor with 21 years’ global experience in hydro-meteorology and climate resilience projects. His key areas of expertise are integrated water resource management, hazards forecasting, climate and multi-hazard risk assessments and coastal community resilience.

Dr Fakhruddin joined GCF to provide leadership and oversight of the portfolio of investments in water resources and climate information and early warning system for addressing climate change. Dr Fakhruddin has played a pivotal role in the design and implementation of weather, water and climate change adaptation projects for saving lives and livelihoods, while reducing property damage for more than 40 countries across Asia, the Caribbean, Africa and the Pacific.

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