International Advisory Committee

Executive Director, the International Programme Office for Integrated Research on Disaster Risk

Before IRDR, Qunli worked for UNESCO(1990-2017). His positions include Senior Science Programme Officer of Asia-Pacific Science Bureau, Director of Tehran Cluster Office, and Director of Executive Office UNESCO’s Natural Science Sector. During 2013-2017, he was Director of the Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences and Secretary of MAB Programme. Qunli worked for the Integrated Survey of Natural Resources under the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) during 1981-1999, as a research worker in projects in Xinjiang, Yellow River Basin and Tibet.