Rupa Mukerji

Director Advisory Services / Senior Advisor Adaptation to Climate Change
Rupa Mukerji, MBA

Rupa Mukerji heads the Advisory Services department of Helvetas together with Esther Haldimann and is member of Helvetas’ Management Board. She brings a combination of rich practical development experience, academic rigor and a deeply analytical mind. She serves on the scientific steering committee of the Program of research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA), and is a member of the partner advisory committee of the Global Framework for Climate Services, GFCS. Rupa contributes to the work of the IPCC on vulnerability, impacts and adaptation as lead author of its 5th and 6th assessment reports. She regularly contributes to Swiss and global media through articles, commentaries and interviews. Rupa has a background in natural sciences (zoology) and management (MBA).

«Growing inequality, urbanization and a youth bulge in regions of the world marked by low economic development demand that we continue to bring the best knowledge and skills to address these challenges.»

Rupa Mukerji