Bapon Fakhruddin

Co-author of the International Science Council Working Group Report on the UNDRR Sendai Mid-Term Review 

Water Sector Lead, Division of Mitigation and Adaptation, Green Climate Fund 

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 recently joined GCF to provide leadership and oversight of the portfolio of investments in water resources 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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