Tapas Ranjan Chakraborty
Tapas Ranjan Chakraborty has been working in the field of climate change and natural resource management for the last 20 years, focusing on community resilience, governance, technology transfer, disaster risk reduction, climate action, biodiversity conservation, community rights, and ecosystem management. Currently Tapas is the Senior Programme Manager of the Climate Change Programme of BRAC. Previously, he worked with leading environmental organizations and think tanks including Oxfam, Sustainable Development Resource Center, Bangladesh POUSH, Center for Natural Resource Management, and the Bangladesh Center for Advanced Studies. Tapas has experience in community mobilization, wetland management, and environmental education. He was the first country coordinator for the Asia Youth Environment Network Youth Programme and was a member of the group that started the ‘Know Risk No Risk’ movement of disaster awareness in Bangladesh. Tapas has developed more than 50 mass-awareness materials on climate change and is skilled in policy influence. Bridging the gap between science and policy is his passion. He holds a Masters in Zoology/Animal Biology from Jahangirnagar University.