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Resilient infrastructure benefits communities and generated dividends such as reduced future losses and induced economic benefits. The session will foster an ecosystem for scaling up adaptation finance for enhancing climate resilience of infrastructure.


  • Mr. Auguste Tano Kouamé, Country Director for India, World Bank
  • Mr. Anirban Mukherjee, Managing Director and Partner, Boston Consulting Group
  • Mr. Walter De Simoni, Specialist Leader in Climate Governance, Subnational and Economic Instruments, Institute for Climate and Society, Brazil
  • Dr. Deepa Pullanikkatil, Commonwealth National Climate Finance Advisor, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, Fiji
  • Dr. Sujit Mohanty, Chief of Branch, Intergovernmental Processes, Interagency Cooperation and Partnerships, UNDRR
  • Mr. Gaetano Vivo, Deputy Head of Unit, Directorate General for Civil Protection and Humanitarian Operations (DG ECHO), European Commission
  • Ms. Savina Carluccio, Executive Director, ICSI
  • Mr. Ashish Kulkarni, Partner and Associate Director, BCG (Moderator)


Dr Sujit Kumar Mohanty

Chief of Intergovernmental Processes, Interagency Cooperation and Partnerships Branch

Dr Deepa Pullanikkatil

Commonwealth National Climate Finance Adviser

Ms Savina Carluccio

Executive Director

Mr Gaetano Vivo

Deputy Head of Unit, Prevention and Preparedness Capacity Building

Mr Anirban Mukherjee

Commonwealth National Climate Finance Adviser

Mr Ashish Kulkarni

Partner and Associate Director