Ankit Joshi has over seven years of experience in disaster risk management, climate change adaptation and sustainability within Asia.
Currently, he helps to manage the NUS Deltares Alliance and the NUS Sustainability Cluster within the National University of Singapore.
In the past, Ankit has worked with the Provincial government of Phuket, Thailand to streamline disaster response systems using GPS and RFID technologies.
In Singapore, he has worked in close collaboration with the National Environment Agency to review Singapore’s Climate Change Adaptation Plan.
In Myanmar, Ankit has worked with the Ministry for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement to develop a framework for a national roadmap for earthquake resilience in consultation with multiple stakeholders. In India, he has worked with the provincial government in the state of Uttarakhand on seismic hazard assessments which were used to formulate the disaster risk model, under a World Bank funded project. He has also conducted research on deforestation, biodiversity and ecosystems services related topics.
Ankit has three master’s degree’s:
- Master’s Degree in Technological and Socio-economic Planning from Roskilde University, Denmark where he was awarded the prestigious COP 15 Climate Change Scholarship by the Government of Denmark.
- Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- Master’s Degree in Social Work (Social Development) from University of Delhi, India
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