Albert is a Senior Research Fellow at the Stockholm Environment Institute’s Asia Centre where he leads its Climate Change, Disasters and Development research them. He also manages SEI’s global initiative on Transforming Development and Disaster Risk and contributes to the Climate Services Initiative through the School of Climate and Living Traditions.
Albert has over 15 years of experience working on natural resources management, conservation, development and sustainable livelihoods issues in several countries in Southeast Asia. His current research interests are on the themes of resilience, risk and vulnerabilities, mobility and spatial linkages, disaster displacement, and sustainable livelihoods. He has worked with different partners looking at agrarian transition in Thailand and the linkages between human rights and climate change, especially in the implementation of the Paris Agreement.
Previous projects Albert managed include the Regional Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platform and the Partnership in Governance Transition: the Bali Cultural Landscape. Albert also contributes to weADAPT, an adaptation portal hosted by SEI. He has a PhD in Geography from Durham University (UK).