Prof. Mizan R. Khan
Institution: International Centre for Climate Change & Development (ICCCAD), Independent University of Bangladesh
Prof. Mizan R. Khan has a Ph.D in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Maryland School of Public Policy, MD, USA. Currently he is Deputy Director, Int’l Centre for Climate Change & Development (ICCCAD), Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), and Programme Director, LDC Universities’ Consortium on Climate Change (LUCCC). He was Vice Chair of the LDC Expert Group under the UNFCCC during 2002-2004. Since 2001, Dr. Khan was involved in writing all the climate change-related national documents submitted to the UNFCCC secretariat. The latest is the NAP of Bangladesh, where he has written the financing strategy for NAP. He attends climate negotiations as the lead negotiator on climate finance with the Bangladesh delegation since 2001. He serves as an invited speaker in global expert meetings on climate change. Dr. Khan is a reviewer of many peer-reviewed journals like Climate and Development; World Development; Climate Policy; Climatic Change; International Environmental Agreements; Ethics, Environment and Policy; Environmental Politics, etc.
Relevant skills on climate change adaptation:
Climate change economics & politics; adaptation; capacity building; climate finance; climate negotiations.