Brian Otiende

Natural Resources, Environment & Climate Change Specialist

Brian Otiende is a Natural Resource, Environment and Climate Change Expert with 10 years of experience in Environment and Natural Resources Management, with a focus on climate change adaptation and mitigation policy and practice at the national, regional and international level. He has extensive practice experience in climate change programme and project development, design, management and implementation as well as resource mobilization and fundraising, monitoring and evaluation, and capacity building. He holds an MSc in Managing Environmental Change from St. Andrews University in Scotland, UK and a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Nairobi, Kenya. He is an Associate Environmental Impact Assessment Expert registered with the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA), Kenya.

Brian is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Climate Finance

This theme focuses on how to ensure that climate finance serves to achieve meaningful, long-term change in economic and social development trajectories, particularly for developing countries.
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Disasters and Climate Change

Generating knowledge to integrate disaster risk reduction (DRR) with equitable, sustainable and resilient development, recognizing that development and DRR are interlinked.  
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National Adaptation Planning

Designing robust, flexible adaptation strategies for national adaptation plans.
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Economics of adaptation

Assessing the costs of adaptation using multiple lines of evidence.
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Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Enhancing ecosystem services to support climate adaptation.
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Forests and Climate Change

Exploring the role of forests for the adaptation of people to climate change.
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