Deputy Director, ICLEI South Asia
A development professional with 18 years of work experience across a spectrum of sectors straddling the rural and urban domains. Excels in innovative and systems-thinking based approaches in program design and implementation. Has led several international projects and spoken at numerous global events on resilience thinking and building. Possesses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to develop mutually beneficial relationships with people from diverse backgrounds and to effectively and diplomatically manage partnerships and networks. Strongly believes in and promotes teamwork to achieve goals and objectives in an efficient and effective manner. Thrives on working on challenging and innovative concepts to make them applicable to ground realities.
Key research Interests: Resilience, Climate Change, Innovation, Systems Thinking
On the 4th of March the Citizens of Melaka in Malaysia took a pledge for making their State more resilient and sustainable. This action threw up some interesting lessons.