Ai Sugiura
Programme Specialist

Dr Ai Sugiura studied Agronomy- Land planning and natural resources management- in Gembloux, Belgium, specialised in Hydrology in Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6, France. Combining her two backgrounds, she was awarded her PhD from Cranfield University, UK on “WaterRenew: wastewater polishing using renewable energy crops”, an EU LIFE project in 2009. She then joined ICHARM, the International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management under the auspices of UNESCO, Tsukuba team working on JICA funded UNESCO project “Strategic Strengthening of Flood Warning and Management Capacity of Pakistan” from 2011 to 2014. She joined UNESCO office Jakarta from September 2014 as the Japan Funds in Trust coordinator for Science projects and as Research analyst and modeling outreach for the second phase of the JICA funded UNESCO project on Pakistan floods. She was appointed as Science and Policy Capacity Building Programme Specialist at the end of March 2017.

Ms. Fitrie Atviana Nurritasari
Project Assistant

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