Prof. Mohamed Hamza
Hamza is a Director at the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership (GCAP) where
he is responsible for the Adaptation Academy and training and learning
He is an Independent Consultant and Professor of Disaster Risk Management
and Vulnerability Studies at The Centre for Development and Emergency Practice
(CENDEP), Oxford Brookes University, UK and Lund University, Sweden.
primary areas of professional expertise and research work are: Disaster risk and vulnerability reduction, post-disaster
reconstruction and recovery, climate change impact and adaptation, environment
and migration, and fragile and failed states. He is Munich Re Foundation
Chair of Social Vulnerability at the United Nations University Institute for Environment
and Human Security (UNU-EHS). Professionally, he is a Senior Advisor
to the Swedish Civil Contingency Agency (MSB), and to UNDP, BCPR and ISDR.
has long experience with international development organizations - World Bank,
UNDP, ISDR, USAID, DFID, IFRC, Sida, ActionAid, Swedish Red Cross, MSB and the
Near East Foundation, and undertook consultancies in Afghanistan, Bangladesh,
Egypt, Eritrea, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Liberia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi
Arabia, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, and is currently working in South Eastern
Europe and the Balkan States.