Pablo Suarez is the Associate Director for Research and Innovation at the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, as well as visiting fellow at Boston University, research scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Austria, and faculty member at University of Lugano (Switzerland) and University College London (UK).
He has consulted for the UN Development Programme, the World Food Programme, the World Bank, Oxfam America, and about twenty other international humanitarian and development organizations, working in more than 50 countries.
His current work addresses institutional integration across disciplines and geographic scales, and the use of innovative tools for climate risk management – including the design and facilitation of games and artistic experimental performances for learning and dialogue. Pablo holds a water engineering degree, a master’s in planning, and a Ph.D. in geography.
His presentation is titled: How can Art and the Red Cross work together to save lives, mobilize and inspire? Global experiences on climate risk management.
Pablo Suarez's Keynote is sponsored by Barrett The Honors College, ASU