Irene Amuron

Technical Advisor, Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre

Irene joined the Climate Centre in 2016 as a technical advisor on forecast-based financing, having pioneered the concept in her home country of Uganda in her previous role as manager of disaster risk reduction with the Red Cross there. She now provides technical guidance to National Societies interested in setting up their own FbF programmes. Irene has more than a decade of experience in emergency response and disaster risk reduction, and holds a master’s degree in public health leadership.