Speaker's Profile

Ms Suruchi Bhadwal

Ms Suruchi Bhadwal has nearly ten years of experience in the area of climate and impacts modeling, vulnerability and adaptation assessments. She has conducted on the vulnerability to climate change in the Indian agricultural sector in the context of economic globalization, a study supported by CIDA and the Government of Norway, and was involved in the Vulnerability and Adaptation component of India’s first national communications submitted to the UNFCCC. She also contributed to a World Bank study on vulnerabilities and adaptation to climate change.She is currently involved in preparing India’s second national communications to the UNFCCC. 

MS Bhadwal was lead author for the IPCC AR4 and AR5 WGII Report on Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation, and is in the UNDPS's roster of experts in vulnerability and adaptation for South Asia. She was closely associated with the International Human Dimensions Programme, and has served as observer at the COP events.