Mr Abhilash Panda

Head of Infrastructure Resilience, The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)


Mr. Abhilash Panda has 17 years of experience in international development, humanitarian response, investment portfolios and sustainable development. As the Deputy Chief for Inter-agency coordination, Intergovernmental processes, Partnerships Branch he leads UNDRR’s effort in the areas of financing risk prevention, de-risking investment, and resilience of infrastructure globally. Abhilash joined the United Nations in 2003 and has served in various capacities, managing large scale multi-country teams and global initiatives to build economic and social resilience. He has also led the United Nation’s largest global initiative to build resilience of more than 3000 cities.