About The Speaker
Head of Strategic Initiatives, Infrastructure and Project Management · UNOPS
Samantha has over 20 years’ international experience managing programmes and advising with governments, foundations, international finance institutions, NGOs and donors. She is originally an architect with a PhD in sustainable development from Cambridge and a career in sustainability and resilience of urban infrastructure. Prior to UNOPS, Samantha led Arup’s International Development in Asia, based in the Philippines, focused primarily on climate resilience and urbanization.