speaker

Dominique Burgeon

Director of Emergency and Rehabilitation Division and Strategic Programme Leader – Resilience, FAO

Dominique Burgeon, a national of Belgium, holds an M.Sc. Diploma in Agricultural Engineering from Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, Belgium and a post-graduate degree in International Relations and European Integration from the University of Liège, Belgium.

He has over 20 years of professional experience with FAO in various functions in the field and in headquarters. In July 2011, he was appointed as FAO Representative in Bangladesh, overseeing one of the largest country programmes of the Organization putting in practice the concepts of disaster risk management for food and nutrition security. In November 2012, he was appointed Director of FAO’s Emergency and Rehabilitation Division. Mr Burgeon also leads the FAO Corporate work on Increasing the resilience of agriculture-based livelihoods to threats and crises.