Sven Harmeling works with CARE International since 2013 as Global Policy Lead Climate Change and Resilience. In that function he leads and coordinates CARE’s international climate policy work and provides advice to CARE offices both in developed and developing countries. He has been active in the international climate policy space for about 15 years, with particular experience in issues around adaptation, loss and damage, and climate finance. Sven Harmeling holds a diploma in geography, environmental economics and political sciences from the University of Bonn, Germany. He is also a voluntary member of the board of directors of CAN International, CAN Europe and Germanwatch.