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Senior Air Quality Specialist,
Water and Air
My primary role at ICIMOD is to contribute to knowledge generation in the field of air pollution and atmospheric sciences relevant to the HKH region. However, it is also equally critical to ensure that evidence generated is put to use by relevant stakeholders. To achieve this goal, I work towards building the capacity of decision makers and the general public. Some problems require a collaborative effort, especially problems related to air pollution mitigation. Thus, I work to create an enabling environment for local, national, regional and global scale collaboration.
How do you protect the pulse of the planet?
I protect the pulse of the planet by providing critical knowledge to safeguard people and the environment from adverse impacts of air pollution.
What is your favourite part of the work you do at ICIMOD?
I enjoy working with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
What are you passionate about?
I am passionate about learning – just about anything!
I have a PhD in chemical engineering and a dual bachelor’s degree in economics and chemical engineering.