Regional Team Leader – Nature, Climate and Energy

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – Regional Hub for Arab States

Dr. Kishan Khoday is Regional Team Leader for Nature, Climate and Energy with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) where he leads UNDPs cooperation on climate change, energy, water, land and biodiversity across the Middle East and North Africa. UNDP is today the UN’s largest implementer of grant assistance for environmental sustainability in the region, with over 75 projects and $300 million of grants for local action across the region. He has been with the UN for close to 25 years leading sustainability efforts across Asia and the MENA regions, with assignments in China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Jordan and Saudi Arabia. Kishan is a thought leader on the sustainability agenda, with over thirty publications on the green transition, including most recently as a contributor to UNDPs Human Development Report.