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Yuri Chakalall is an International Development Professional with twenty-eight years of combined experience in coastal resources management, environmental planning, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and humanitarian assistance. Yuri’s resilience-focused, interdisciplinary experience has been gained from field level implementation to senior level management of development initiatives spanning the public, private, civil society and multilateral development finance sectors throughout the Caribbean. His work in resilience includes advising on and advocating for disaster risk management (DRM) and climate change adaptation (CCA) policies and developing sector studies and frameworks that are in use today by Caribbean governments and regional bodies. Over his career to date, he has a served as: Disaster Risk Management Specialist with the InterAmerican and Caribbean Development, Banks; a disaster reduction advisor for UNDP in Nepal; a senior Development officer with the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA); Regional Director of Smith Warner International and Coastal Planner for Barbados. Currently he is Director and Lead Consultant for Resilience & Sustainability Caribbean Advisors (RASCA) LLC. Mr. Chakalall is a graduate of the Faculty of Natural Sciences and a postgraduate of the Marine Resource & Environmental Management Programme, Centre for Resource Management & Environmental Studies (CERMES), University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados. He completed his studies in humanitarian assistance, at the Center for International Cooperation in Health, at Fordham University, in New York.