Puja Sawhney

Puja Sawhney

Coordinator, Regional Hub for Asia Pacific Adaptation (APAN)

Dr. Puja Sawhney works at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Bangkok Regional Centre, Thailand. She is the coordinator of the Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN) since 2011. She has previously worked for Adelphi Research, International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP), and the Asia and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT), a sub-agency of UNESCAP. She has also  been a consultant with the Asian Development Bank. She has more than a decade’s experience on environmental issues with particular interest in climate change adaptation and mitigation, local/indigenous knowledge based sustainable resource management, the state of the environment in the Asian and Pacific region, environment and development, conservation of natural resources, and environmental policies.