He has experience from international policy work through professional positions at the World Meteorological Organization in Geneva and the Division on Sustainable Development (CSD) at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. He focused primarily on water and climate change issues from policy and management perspectives. He worked in close co-operation with governments, international organisations, NGO’s, and the academic and business communities.

His academic background is in Palaeoclimatology and he has conducted research work, published scientific and popular articles and has thorough experience as a university teacher in various fields related to physical geography, water resources management and environmental studies.