Experts' profiles - Michael Cowing
Michael Cowing
Mike Cowing has over 25 years of experience working as an environmental expert in the developing world. Specializing in the management of hazardous and municipal waste, he has a particular interest in the challenges of addressing environmental and health concerns in conflict and disaster affected areas.

Since joining the Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch, Michael has lead missions in the Gaza Strip in 2005 , Lebanon in 2006, Liberia in 2007 and Nigeria, China and Georgia in 2008.

Prior to joining UNEP , MIke spent several years living and working in West Africa, South East Asia and the Caribbean as an environmental and public health expert working for numerous clients such as the World Bank, the Inter American Development Bank, the African Development Bank, DFID and numerous national governments.
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