The series Resilience Talks moderated by our director Lorenzo Chelleri is back next Thursday the 27th of October with a new guest, Leon Kapetas from Resilient Cities Network, it`s an honour to have him with us. Leon will give as a talk by the title of “Room for Resilience in City Administration” and illustrate as well some key activities and flagship programs of the Resilient Cities Network.
More on Leon: A hydrologist by training, Leon is a Senior Climate Resilience Specialist leading the implementation of programs for the Resilience Cities Network. He has a strong interest in Nature based Solutions as a vehicle for adapting to climate change, protecting natural capital, and meeting urban development objectives. Leon has experience in research and consulting environments across high- and low- income countries. He has worked as consultant for the World Bank on the development of ‘climate resilience toolkits for PPPs’ and has developed climate risk assessments for African cities. Over the years, he has engaged in numerous capacity building schemes on climate resilience and the mainstreaming of urban NBS.