Jenty Kirsch-Wood

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

Jenty Kirsch-Wood joined the UNDRR in 2022 as the Head of Global Risk Analysis and Reporting. Previously she served as UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in Kyrgyzstan and advised Viet Nam and Nepal on climate change and disaster resilience issues. She also served as the Disaster and Climate Change Policy Focal Point for UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. She has nearly 20 years’ experience working with UN agencies and non-governmental organisations in Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kenya and Somalia.

Jenty holds a Master’s Degree from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor’s Degree from Harvard University.

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