Soenke Kreft leads the work of the MCII hosted at UNU-EHS. His mission is to increase the reach of (financial) protection instruments towards climate affected communities.
He oversees activities of the organization in areas of policy and public sector strategy, risk analytics and climate risk insurance implementation. Soenke has a background in public sector policy, climate policy and global change management, and extensive experience with influencing global policy regimes and global norm setting. He has field experience in creating and strengthening risk sharing and management in more than 20 countries.
Soenke is co-chairing the Impact Working Group of the InsuResilience Global Partnership, and he is also an appointed expert to the UN convened Expert Group on Comprehensive Risk Management. He is teaching in the international MSc Programme “Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security” on topics related insurance related approaches to manage increasing climate related disaster exposures.
See Sönke’s profile on the UNU-EHS WEBSITE.