Dr. Daouda Ben Oumar Ndiaye

Manager of Climate Change and Environment Islamic Development Bank Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dr. Daouda, a Senegalese national, is Manager of Climate Change and Environment at the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), coordinating IsDB’s activities related to climate change and nature-based solutions, including ensuring proper design and effective implementation of climate change adaptation and resilience activities throughout IsDB operations. He was previously Senior Climate Change Specialist at the Adaptation Fund Board Secretariat, where he was coordinating the Fund’s Results Based Management Framework, including monitoring of the Fund’s portfolio of projects and programmes. Daouda has previously worked with multilateral and national institutions as a technical advisor on natural resources management issues and environment finance, including as a Regional Technical Advisor at UNDP’s Regional Centre for Western and Central Africa, supporting UNDP country offices in the design and implementation of biodiversity and land degradation projects. He has also worked as a research scientist for research and academic institutions. Daouda holds a PhD in Ecology and a Master’s degree in Business administration.