Soumyadeep Banerjee, an Indian national, is Migration and Population Specialist at ICIMOD. He joined ICIMOD in 2009. Soumyadeep specializes in research on labour migration, remittances, vulnerability, adaptation, and livelihoods issues in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region. He has undertaken research studies in Bhutan, China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. He is also pursuing a D. Phil. in Geography from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom. His D.Phil. research examines the circumstances under which labour migration can build adaptive capacity and increase community resilience. He holds an M.Phil. in Population Studies and a Master’s in Geography from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. He also has a Master’s in Migration Studies from the University of Sussex.