Dr Annadel Salvio Cabanban

Head of Office, Wetlands International Philippines


Annadel Salvio Cabanban is a marine biologist.  She was in the academe until 2006 and since then with environmental, non-governmental organizations.  Throughout her professional life, she participated in projects for the conservation of coastal and marine ecosystems and resources in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia.  She is currently the Head of Office of Wetlands International Philippines.  She believes in nature-based solutions (NbS) to restore ecosystems and to address coastal and riverine flooding.  Together with her team, she is implementing the Building with Nature Initiative in the Philippines to accelerate the adoption of NbS for water infrastructure.