A Chartered Engineer and graduate of Cambridge University, Alastair Morrison has 30 years global experience in water and climate adaptation projects. As the Water Sector Lead for the Green Climate Fund (the world’s largest fund dedicated to climate adaptation and mitigation investments) he oversaw the Fund’s water projects, developing a $2bn portfolio in climate change adaptation projects.
Prior to GCF, Mr. Morrison was a Regional Head of the 2030 Water Resources Group, based at the International Finance Corporation in Washington DC. He also worked for 8 years at the UNDP, successfully establishing 15 water governance projects in developing countries for the UN and World Bank.
He joined UNDP in 2006 as part of the international response to the tsunami in Indonesia, and has also worked for NGOs, such as Oxfam during the Angolan conflict and Mozambican floods; for ADB in East Timor; and as an engineering consultant, managing urban flood risk for the Hong Kong and UK governments in the 1990s.
Alastair holds a BSc in Engineering and a MSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Cambridge; and a MSc in Hydrology for Environmental Management from Imperial College, London.