Dr. David Molden
Dr. David Molden is the Director General of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) an organization based in Nepal dedicated to mountains and people of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region. In his second term, David has been instrumental in positioning ICIMOD to work across eight countries as a regional organization in fields such as water resources management, climate change, resilience building, gender, ecosystem management, and information systems. During this time, ICIMOD has built its capability to generate and share knowledge, to use that knowledge to develop solutions for the HKH; and to work as a bridge between science, policy and practice. Dr Molden received a PhD in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University specializing in water resources, and has gained experience in leading transdisciplinary work across Asia and Africa.