Becker, Sobiah

Project Manager

Profile
Projects
  • Sobiah Becker
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-EHS
    OFFICE:
    Environmental Migration, Social Vulnerability & Adaptation Section
    E-MAIL:
    becker@ehs.unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +49-228-815-0234
    NATIONALITY:
    Germany

    Research Interests

    • Climate Change Adaptation & Social Resilience
    • Disaster Risk Financing
    • Gender & Climate Change

    Education

    • Master of Public Management, University of Potsdam, Faculty of Economics & Social Sciences

    Biographical Statement

    Ms. Sobiah Becker manages the Climate Risk Adaptation and Insurance in the Caribbean project being implemented by the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), as well as the Developing a Disaster Risk Insurance Framework for Pakistan project in collaboration with Climate and Development Knowledge Network. Ms. Becker has rich and varied experience in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and climate change adaptation dealing with cross-cutting issues like gender, capacity   development, poverty and social vulnerability. She has successfully led dialogues with governments, collaborated with the private sector and civil society, and has facilitated the development of complementary strategies to support national development agendas.