Rongkun Liu

Analyst Indus Koshi China Focal Point
Climate and environmental risks (SG1)
Managing cryosphere and water risks (SG1-AAA)

Rongkun Liu works as Analyst Indus Koshi China Focal Point within ICIMOD’s Strategic Group 1: Reducing Climate and Environmental Risk.  

At ICIMOD, he conducts research on community resilience, climate- and water-induced hazard risk reduction, and integrated river basin management within the transboundary Himalayan landscape.  

Previously, Rongkun was a Program Manager at the Pendeba Society of the Tibet Autonomous Region, where he was in charge of projects that promoted environmental conservation and community development in the Mount Everest region.  

He also worked with the Konrad Lorenz Institute in Austria, the Mekong Institute in Thailand, Yunnan Provincial Environmental Protection Department in China, and the Asia Society and World Resources Institute in the US.

Rongkun holds a PhD in environmental social sciences from The Ohio State University, a master’s in global environmental policy from American University in Washington D.C., and a bachelor’s in diplomacy from Peking University in China.

Rongkun Liu