Fareeha Iqbal, Senior Climate Change Specialist, Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Fareeha has over 15 years of experience in the field of climate-resilient development and currently manages the GEF’s adaptation program in Asia and Small Island Developing States. She provides technical and strategic support on adaptation and resilience across a broad range of thematic areas, including urban and coastal adaptation, food security, water and natural resources management, early-warning systems and health.
She has been with the GEF four years, prior to which she worked on climate risk management with the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, environmental consulting firms, and non-government organizations. Fareeha holds a Master of City Planning degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a BSc (Honors) in Environmental Science from the University of Stirling, UK.