Gothami Chandraratne

Gothami Chandraratne is a development and humanitarian professional with nearly 20 years of professional experience in the sectors of development, disaster Management and climate change in multiple agencies including semi-government, Red Cross Movement, international and local non-government organizations.Currently, she serves as the Director Operations at Janathakshan (Gte) Ltd heading the Programme Unit of the organization.Janathakshan […]

Mujtaba Bashari

Mr. Bashari hold his BS degree in Forestry and Natural Resources from Kabul University in 2009, post-BS in Forestry and Natural Resources from Purdue University, Indiana, USA in 2012 and completed his MS in Natural Resources Policy and Administration from North Carolina State University, USA in 2014. Mr. Bashari has started his professional career with […]

Alka Tomar

With an experience of more two decades in environmental communication, outreach and capacity building, Alka Tomar is president of Centre for Environment Communication (CEC). She is also spearheading Centre for Youth (C4Y). She has worked on climate change, biodiversity, environmental education, water & sanitation and other developmental issues. She has specialisation in climate change communication, […]

Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri

Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri has been heading Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan’s premier policy research think-tank, since 2007. He is the member of different policy making forums and advisory boards, including Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council; National Advisory Council of Planning commission of Pakistan; Pakistan Climate Change council; National Coordination Committee on Agriculture Transformation; and member […]

Dr. Md. Golam Rabbani

Dr. Md. Golam Rabbani is head of the Climate Bridge Fund (CBF), BRAC in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Dr. Rabbani has been working on environment and climate change issues at national and regional level for about nineteen years, mainly in the areas of climate risk and vulnerability assessment, risk management, policy and institutional analysis and adaptation to […]

Dr Ngamindra Dahal

Dr Ngamindra Dahal is serving as Board Member of the CANSA for the years 2021-2023. He is charing the governing Board of Nepal Water Conservation Foundation for Academic Research ( , and, serving as the Senior Research Fellow at Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS, Dr Dahal is the co-founder of Climate Change Network […]

Farah Kabir

Farah Kabir has been working with ActionAid Bangladesh as the Country Director since June 2007. Over close to three decades of vast experience in the field of development and research has made her renowned human rights figure at home and abroad with an uncompromising voice against human-rights violation. For her significant contribution in women’s rights […]

Prabin Man Singh

Prabin Man Singh is a Programme Director in Prakriti Resources Centre (PRC) since 2017. PRC is a member organization of Climate Action Network South Asia. He has over two decades of work experience in the field of environment, disaster risk reduction and climate change. He had successfully implemented several programmes and projects in the above […]

Ramesh Babu

Mr. M. Ramesh Babu is the current Executive Director of EFICOR. Mr.Ramesh joined EFICOR in the year 1996 and has been serving since then in various capacities and responsibilities. He did his Masters in Social Work from Andhra University in 1996. Working in the training Department as ‘Training Assistant”, he looked after the trainees’ residential […]

Sarath Ekanayake

Being an environmental professional with academic background – Masters in Plant Ecology, he has more than 30 years of experience working for environmental conservation including protected area management, botanical surveys, social ecology, forest restoration, livelihood development and community based biodiversity conservation. Worked with the SriLanka Government, International organizations, NGOs and private sector. Presently, he is […]