Experts' profiles - Sergei Khromov
Sergei Khromov
Sergei Khromov is Chief of Resource Mobilization in UNEPs Division of Regional Cooperation. Sergei joined UNEP in 1990 after two years with the UNESCO Programme on Man and Biosphere and more than 10 years with the Russian Academy of Science working for the leading ecological Institute. During these years he held different positions and was dealing with various issues including capacity building and environmental education and information, biosphere reserves and sustainable development, worked for the UN Brundtland Commission and coordinated the implementation of bilateral and multilateral environmental programmes and projects with various partners, including the United Nations and other international organizations. Before joining the Academy Sergei worked for two years with the National Laboratory for Nature Conservation and was teaching physics and science for five years in Russia and Zambia.

At UNEP Sergei first was working with the Division of Information and Public Affairs (IPA), focusing on the information support to the Programme of UNEP, outreach and media, collaboration with the National UNEP Committees, special global UNEP projects. After three years he served as Acting Deputy Chief, then Deputy Director of IPA and since 1999 serves as Chief, Resource Mobilization.
Sergei studied physics at the Moscow State University, international relations at the Moscow State Evening university and has masters degree in physics and PhD in history with a thesis on Socio-economic issues of environmental cooperation within the United Nations. He also published a book on the same topic.
Sergei was born in St.Petersburg, Russia and is married with two children.
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