Ph.D., Senior Researcher and Research Group Leader (Water Risks and Disasters)
International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Colombo, Sri Lanka
Dr. Giriraj Amarnath’s main expertise includes disaster risk assessments, sustainability, hydrological process research and water resources management with focus on developing solutions for pressing climate risks challenges. Many of his research and development projects have demonstrated the impact of climate risks using advanced science and technology in different hydro-climatic regions worldwide. He is keen on translating science-based knowledge to effective policies and strategies that contribute to environmental, economic and societal sustainability.