Ankit Joshi is a development professional with extensive experience in programme administration, strategic communication, stakeholder engagement and fundraising within climate change, disaster management and sustainability. Prior to joining ADPC / SERVIR-Mekong, Ankit led strategic sustainability initiatives at National University of Singapore, including the NUSDeltares Alliance on Water and Subsurface. At Nanyang Technological University's Earth Observatory of Singapore, Ankit served as a core member of the Applied Projects Group with a mandate to translate natural hazards research into practical applications on the ground. He has also worked with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) to develop frameworks to analyze Sendai Framework Commitments of Countries in Central Asia. Ankit received his undergraduate degree in English Literature from University of Mumbai, India. Ankit has also received master's degrees in Public Administration from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Environmental Policy from Roskilde University, Denmark where he received the prestigious COP15 Climate Change Scholarship by the Government of Denmark and Social Development from University of Delhi, India respectively. Outside of work, Ankit likes to cook and travel. He is a professionally trained mountaineer and has scaled mountain peaks over 18,000 feet in the Himalayas. He is also a certified SDI Open Water Scuba Diver.