Experts' profiles - Srisuda Jarayabhand
Srisuda Jarayabhand
Srisuda Jarayabhand began her career in with the UN by joining the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as a Coordinator for the East Asian Seas Regional Coordinating Unit (EAS/RCU) in January 2005. Her main responsibility is to coordinate the implementation of the East Asian Seas Action Plan in the ten member countries of COBSEA, namely Australia, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Biology from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand in 1975, a Master's Degree in Environmental Studies from Dalhousie University in Canada in 1987, and a Ph.D. in Environmental Planning from the University of Melbourne in Australia in 1997.

Before joining UNEP, she worked for the Thai government for nearly 25 years in the field of natural resources and environmental management. During the last ten years of working with the Thai government, she was primarily responsible for international and regional cooperation focusing on various global environmental issues ranging from climate change, environment and trade and coastal and marine environment. Her main area of interest is marine environment and coastal zone management.
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