Dr. Yvonne Rademacher is a disaster management expert with over 15 years of international field experience. She holds a PhD in Disaster Science and Management with a focus on community disaster management assets. Her assignments have included management as well as senior advisory positions at the UN Secretariat and in numerous emergency response operations around the world. Her professional forte is strategy development, partnership building, and trouble-shooting operational bottlenecks. With Adaptation Leader, her work focuses on the conceptual and operational nexus between disaster management and climate change, and assisting with partnership building and resource mobilization.