Mr. Shahbaz KHAN

Officer-in-Charge and Senior Science Program Specialist

Background - Prof. Shahbaz Khan is currently Officer-in-Charge, UNESCO Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, based in Jakarta; he is also responsible for UNESCO Representative roles for Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Timor-Leste. He also serves as a member of the UN Country Coordination Mechanism.

Professor Khan joined UNESCO in April 2008 as Senior Program Specialist and Chief of Section on Water and Sustainable Development at the Division of Water Sciences, Paris. He received his Mater and PhD degrees in Integrated Water Resources Modelling and Management from the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK in 1992 and 1995 respectively. His other major qualifications include Master of International Environmental Law from the Macquarie University, Australia, Master of Applied Environmental Economics, Imperial College, University of London, UK, Grad Dip in GIS and RS and Grad Cert in IT from Charles Sturt University Australia.

Before joining UNESCO, Professor Khan was Professor and Director at the Charles Sturt University, Research Director at Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and Programme Leader, System Harmonisation for Regional Irrigation Business Partnerships at the Cooperative Research Centre for Irrigation Futures, Australia. He has over 370 publications in the fields of climate change, environmental economics, hydrology, irrigation management and integrated water resources management.

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Project Officer for Environmental Sciences

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