Promoting action to build resilient and sustainable island communities

Radhika Murti

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Director, Global Ecosystem Management Programme
IUCN Focal Point
Member 2016 to present 

Radhika Murti  is the Director, for IUCN’s Global Ecosystem Management Programme. In this position Radhika leads IUCN's global work on ecosystem based disaster risk reduction, provides leadership and oversight to work in Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA), Red List of Ecosystems (RLE) and Drylands related work. Additionally, the programme is also responsible for the hosting arrangement and membership engagement for the Global Island Partnership (GLISPA) network. Prior to joining IUCN Headquarters in Switzerland, in 2008, Radhika worked with the United Nations Development Programme Multi-Country office, University of the South Pacific and the Government of Fiji, while based in Suva, Fiji Islands. She works with various island regions to promote Nature based Solutions for Societal Resilience and engages with GLISPA to promote island leadership within such initiatives.