Date(s) - 11/02/2021
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Join this IIED and ICCCAD hosted online event on Thursday, 11 February 2021 to hear expert perspectives on what climate adaptation and resilience success in 2021 looks like.
About the speakers
Saleemul Huq (moderator) is the director of ICCCAD in Bangladesh, and is an expert on the links between climate change and sustainable development, particularly from the perspective of developing countries.
Sheela Patel is the founder and director of the Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC) India, which is based in Mumbai, and works in partnership with the National Slum Dweller Federation and Mahila Milan.
Mike Barry is a change agent, committed to helping business to prepare for and succeed in the great sustainability disruption that will wash through the economy in the 2020s. He is the former director of sustainable business at Marks & Spencer and is currently a senior associate at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and Trustee at Blueprint for Better Business .
Clare Shakya is the director of IIED’s Climate Change research group. She has over 25 years of experience in development, in climate, energy and natural resources.
Thinley Choden is a social entrepreneur and consultant possessing a portfolio of ecosystem careers in climate change and sustainability issues encompassing entrepreneurial leadership/solution building, impact investing, green economy, climate governance, and youth. She is a Climate Reality Leader.
Vel Gnanendran is the climate and environment director for the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office.
Gebru Jember Endalew is technical lead of the LDC Initiative for effective adaptation and resilience (LIFE-AR). He is also a former chair of the Least Developed Countries Group of the UNFCCC.