Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and Urban Resilience professional with a Masters in Geo-information Science for Earth Observation, Environmental Modelling & Management (GEM); Urban & Regional Planning; and Geography with 14+ years of professional and educational experience, currently working independently on Disaster Risk Management, Hydro-Met Early Warning Systems, Multi Hazard Risk & Vulnerability Assessment, Regional & Local Water Resources Management (WRM), Urban Climate Change Resilience (UCCR), and Training and Capacity Building. Regional experience in DRM includes Central Asia, South Asia and South East Asia and the Europe. Demonstrated experience in DRM, WRM, UCCR project design and implementation and familiarity with international financial institutions instruments (ADB, WB), policies, and procedures, portfolio management, knowledge management, and partnership development. Excellent conceptual, analytical, and communications skills; ability to work well independently and in a team. Demonstrated capacity to adapt and excel in complex environments and work under pressure.