|Professor Fredolin Tangang
IPCC WG1 Vice representing Region V. and a Professor in Climatology and Oceanography at the National University of Malaysia.
He is also a fellow of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia. Prof. Tangang obtained his PhD from the University of British Columbia in 1997 where he conducted a research and developed a model to forecast the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO). For the last 17 years he has been focusing his research on understanding climate variability and change in Malaysia and in the Maritime Continent region and also in atmospheric and ocean modeling. He has published numerous scientific papers in international journals. He is currently the Project Coordinator of the CORDEX Southeast Asia, which is the regional coordinated climate downscaling initiative involving 11 countries under the umbrella of the World Climate Research Programme (WRCP) WMO
|Prof. Dr. Edvin Aldrian, B. Eng., MSc.
Director of Center for Research and Development, BMKG
• Lecturer at the University of Indonesia, Jakarta for Marine Meteorology, Lecturer at the Bogor Institute for Agriculture, Bogor for Advance Hydrometeorology, Weather Modification and Climate Change.
• Director for Center of Climate Change and Air Quality BMKG 1 May 2009 – 24 February 2014
• Director for Center of Research and Development BMKG since 24 February 2014
• IPCC AR V Lead Author on WG I Chapter 14
• National resource person East Asia Acid Deposition network (EANET)
• Vice Chair Working Group on Climate WMO RA V (West Pacific Southeast Asia)
• Adviser during GFCS HLTF, GFCS IBCS, WMO Congress 15, WMO EC 60 to WMO EC 66
ICSSR national fellow and Professor of Economics at Jadavpur University.
She initiated and coordinates the Global Change Programme and also directs Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF) Project at Jadavpur University. She was in IPCC-2007 Nobel Peace Prize winning panel, has been a chapter author of Global Energy Assessment, in winning team of Prince Sultan Bin Aziz award for water. She is interested in multidisciplinary approaches to understanding development challenges. Her research interests are: Economics of Climate Change, Modeling energy demand, Economy-wide modeling exercises for deriving policy implications, Water quality demand modeling, Water pricing, Sustainable development indicator development and estimation, Natural resource accounting, Valuing environmental services, and Developmental and environmental issues relevant for informal sectors, Coastal Ecosystem service evaluation. She has worked extensively with developing country data.
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), and Co-Chair, LEDS Global Partnership Finance Working Group
Ari is an economist from Finland and he has spent most of his life in development work, first in the field of industrial development and technology/investment promotion and then specializing in environmental and climate financing issues. His experience includes UNDP in Hanoi and Dhaka, UNIDO headquarters in Vienna and Representative in Bangkok, manager for cleaner production financing at UNEP Paris, environmental advisor to the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Team Leader for a KfW environmental credit line in Indonesia, and cluster leader for climate finance at the Environment Department of the World Bank in Washington DC. In May 2012 he joined the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) in London where he works as Deputy CEO - Policy and Programmes.
|Mr.Ali Tauqeer Sheikh
Chief Executive Officer, LEAD Pakistan, and Regional Director Asia, Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)
Mr. Ali Tauqeer Sheikh is the founding CEO of Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) Pakistan, a non-for-profit, non-partisan organization that specializes in sustainable development. He manages the largest network of professionals on sustainable development in the country, who undertake individual or collaborative practical initiatives to promote economically sound, environmentally responsible and socially equitable change. He also heads Climate Leaders Action Network. Mr. Sheikh is also Regional Director for CDKN Asia, a global alliance of six organizations: Pricewaterhouse, ODI, Intrack, Futurolatinamerico, South South North, LEAD International and LEAD Pakistan. In this capacity he leads efforts to assist developing country governments in the Asian region to mainstream climate compatible development in their policies and plans, strengthen their capacity to cope with climate induced disasters and extreme events, enhance their readiness to access international climate finance, and to meaningfully engage in international climate negotiations for an equitable and ambitious global agreement.
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