Meet our Experts
A Co-Founder and Partner of Dalberg Design who leads the firm’s human-centred and equity-centred design business across 5 global studios. He brings human-centered design to organisations looking for creative approaches to breakthrough innovation in social impact and development. His client portfolio includes experience with global multinationals, foundations, governments, NGOs, start-ups and non-profits.
An Associate Partner at Dalberg where she works with multinational corporations, global foundations, and impact investors to develop market based solutions for social and environmental problems. Laura brings years of experience across sectors with particular focus on agriculture, energy and gender. She has also published several articles and reports on the impact potential of inclusive business and finance, and has been a speaker at high-profile conferences around the world.
A Partner at Dalberg where she works with clients to improve education, employment, and health outcomes globally through developing, implementing, and measuring impactful strategies in support of inclusive development. Audrey has more than ten years of experience advising corporate, government, and philanthropic clients on a range of development and social impact topics, and particularly on inclusive development.
A Partner at Dalberg Advisors and Director of the Washington, DC office. Shyam leads global Talent & Leadership practice area – working with mission-driven organizations and firms to find the best strategies and approaches to attract, activate and unleash their talent. Shyam helps organisations in defining a vision and facilitates effective change management processes for large and complex organizations.
A Creative Advisor at Dalberg Design. At Dalberg she has worked with philanthropic foundations, state governments and social enterprises across MNCH+A, SRH, Public Health, Gender & Technology. Sanjukta blends her skills in adaptive leadership to build Human Centered Design capacity in clients, partners and teams.
A Creative Lead at Dalberg Design based in the Nairobi studio. She adopts an integrated design practice that borrows elements of behavioral science, Human Centred Design (HCD) and qualitative research to creatively solve challenges within the development sector, leading some of Dalberg Design’s integrated practice initiatives. Sharon’s research and design experience cuts across a number of sectors in health, employment, energy, agriculture, and financial inclusion primarily across regions in East, West, and South Africa as well as South East Asia and Europe.
A Senior Program Associate at Dalberg based in Nigeria. Prior to joining Dalberg, she served as a Program Coordinator at PIND Foundation - an initiative of Chevron Corporation in developing models of youth job readiness and workforce development. Her seven years of experience spans across program management, stakeholder engagement, communications, community organizing and partnership building in international development environments. She is an Acumen fellow.
Dr Charles Ebikeme
A Policy Officer in the Department of Health Policy at LSE. Prior to this, he has worked at the intersection of research and policy, focusing on mainstreaming health into sustainable development topics such as climate change and urbanisation. Dr Charles has managed global research programs and spearheaded policy and advocacy initiatives globally. He is a writer and commentator on Science, Policy, and Global Health Issues. Dr Charles is the lead for the topic areas: Climate Change & Health Intersection and Public Engagement.
Associate Professor Ying Zhang
A Senior Epidemiologist, a dedicated researcher and educator on climate change and global health, currently at the University of Sydney. Ying aims to build community resilience to changing climate and environment through her research and has led national and international research projects in the field with over 120 publications. She is also the founder of the Sustainability, Climate and Health Collaboration. Ying will be speaking to the ‘Co-benefits of Climate Change mitigation.’
Karthik works as a Senior Advisor for Climate Bonds Initiative with a focus on India and Asia. He is an innovative Investments and Capital Markets Industry professional with solid experience in Green Finance, Asset Management, Banking and Capital Markets, Throughout his career, Karthik has been operating at a senior level in the Financial Services sector in an international environment. Karthik will lead the ‘Overcoming the economic lens of Climate and Health’ session.
A Partner at Dalberg and Head of Operations globally. His experience and expertise lie in the areas: urban and regional development, resilience, industrial policy, and innovative finance. Jordan’s past client collaborations include: helping leading global philanthropic partners devise strategies for scaling and spreading impact in Africa, and helping assess the demand for a multi-billion dollar innovative financing facility. Jordan is the lead for the topic area: Systems Thinking for Climate Change and Health Intersection.
A Climate Risk Adviser at Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, with five years’ experience as an interlocutor between scientists and disaster risk management practitioners. Roop leads the Centre’s work in heat risk: advancing research in this area and action planning in African and Asian countries. She also hosts the Can’t Take the Heat podcast, exploring the biggest challenges posed by climate change, how this affects people globally and how we can adapt. Roop will talk about ''From evidence to action on Climate change and Health.”
Flavia is Dalberg’s Climate & Environment Practice Manager, leading the firm’s internal climate commitment to reach Net Zero. She developed Dalberg’s climate lens toolkit and drives client work on climate adaptation and mitigation, with a particular focus on natural climate solutions. She previously led Futurepump Rwanda, a solar irrigation company and has authored several articles on regenerative agriculture. Flavia will lead the ‘Framing the challenge at the intersection of Climate and Health’ session.
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