Sabin Basnyat

Position:  Programme Officer and Regional Coordinator for Resource Efficiency
Phone: +66 02 288-1490

Area(s) of Expertise:  Mr. Sabin Basnyat recently joined UNEP as Programme Officer and Regional Coordinator for Resource Efficiency sub-programme and based at the UNEP Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (ROAP).  Before joining UNEP, he worked as Industry Specialist for the International Finance Cooperation (IFC)- World Bank covering energy efficiency and resource efficiency as a global specialist, focused mainly on Latin America and Africa. As part of his role in IFC he was in-charged with increasing the investment volumes in the  energy and resource efficiency space and creating an investment framework for the same which included financial products for increasing the reach of national,  multinational companies and banks into the climate investment space. He is also an energy and resource efficiency auditor and has conducted and supervised audits in more that 200 firms in most industrial and commercial sectors.           

Sabin holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Saint Louis University, Baguio City Philippines and Masters in Business Administration from Kathmandu University, Dhudikhel Nepal.