Sakib Imtiaz is a researcher and consultant working in the areas of disaster risk management and climate change with skills in program development, policy analysis, proposal writing, and project management. He studies the complex relationship between life and nature with a focus on understanding social-ecological systems. Sakib is affiliated with Ronin Institute for Independent Scholarship based in New Jersey, USA.
Currently, he is working with the Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) as a Disaster Risk Management Specialist. Before joining RIMES, Sakib worked with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other national and international organizations. He has extensive experience working on disaster risk reduction in humanitarian settings like the Rohingya refugee crisis.
He regularly presents his works at conferences at home and abroad and writes articles in scientific journals and other media, including The Daily Star, The Diplomat, Financial Express, and ReliefWeb.
Sakib holds a Master of Science (MS) degree in Disaster Management from the Department of Geography and Environment at the University of Dhaka.
Research Scholar, Ronin Institute for Independent Scholarship
Disaster Risk Management Specialist, Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES)