Dhruv Verma

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Senior Technical Officer - Wetlands Conservation

Dhruv Verma is Senior Technical Officer at Wetlands International South Asia.

Dhruv has over seven years of experience in the sector of nature conservation and heritage management. He leads the Himalayan and Biodiversity portfolio of the organisation. He is coordinating projects on ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction, conservation of migratory waterbirds and their habitats, and integrated wetlands management. He has also steered the development of guidance documents on management planning of high-altitude wetlands, nature-based solutions for disaster professionals and integration of disaster risks in wetlands management with various national and international experts.

He co-ordinates Asian Waterbird Census, a country-wide waterbirds monitoring citizen science programme that supports the conservation and management of migratory waterbirds and their habitats.

Earlier, Dhruv has worked for conservation of UNESCO Natural World Heritage Sites at the UNESCO Category 2 Centre, Wildlife Institute of India.