Pablo is Associate Director for Research and Innovation at the Red Crescent Climate Centre. He now directs our initiatives linking applied knowledge with humanitarian work, as well as new approaches to climate risk management. Examples include participatory games for learning and dialogue, and the forecast-based financing pilots in Togo and Uganda – the use forecasts of extreme events to trigger the disbursement of funds for action before a disaster occurs. Pablo holds a first degree in water engineering, an MSc. in community planning and development, and a Ph.D. in geography.