Regional Coordinators

ADN’s current Regional Coordinators are:

Mr. K.G. Mahendra Jagath

Assistant Director at the Emergency Operation Division of the Disaster Management Center (DMC) in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Mr. Daniel Mendez

Risk, crisis and disaster manager with over 20 years of experience and consultant for UNICEF Belize.

Dr. Azukaego Nnaji

A public health research specialist, Lead Consultant at JEBEHACH, Nigeria.

Mr. Samuel Akera

Project Management Specialist/Project Manager, UNDP RSCA, Nairobi, Kenya. 


Ms. Pamela Komujuni-Kalule

A Senior Disaster Management Officer with the Office of the Prime Minister, Government of Uganda.

Dr. Sophie Hebden

Research Coordinator at European Space Agency – ESA and Future Earth, Harwell, UK.

Dr. Holmes Páez 

Full Professor at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Civil Engineering Department, Bogotá, Colombia.

Dr. Christian Morgner

Senior Lecturer in Cultural and Creative Industries, Management School, University of Sheffield, UK.

Mr. Bede Wilson

Disaster manager based in Queensland, Australia.

Dr. Edris Alam

Associate Professor and Chairman of the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Chittagong University (CU), Bangladesh.

Mr. Krishna Clarke

Risk Analyst, Caribbean Development Bank, Barbados.

Mr. Dillip Pattanaik

Executive Director of Orissa State Volunteers and Social Workers Association (OSVSWA), Bhubaneswar, India.


Dr. Yazidhi Bamutaze

Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Geo-Informatics and Climatic Sciences (GGCS), Makerere University, Uganda.

Dr. Fatima Akter

Assistant Professor in the Department of Meteorology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Ms. Shaiza Khawaja

Lecturer, School of Governance and Society – Centre for Disaster Management,
University of Management and Technology (UMT), Pakistan.

Ms. Anuradha

Co-founder and Program Manager at Doers, India

Dr. Radhanath Tripathy

Professor of Political Science at the University of Delhi (DU)

Khadijeh Norouzi Khatiri
A lecturer at Applied Science and Technology, Iran

Dr. Netrananda Sahu
An Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi

Dr. Inshah Malik
An Independent Researcher and a Visiting Professor at the University of Washington