Ornsaran Pomme Manuamorn

PhD fellow

Ornsaran Pomme Manuamorn is a development practitioner with more than 12 years of experience in climate change and financing, environmental governance, insurance and risk management, and agriculture and rural development. Currently based in New Delhi, she serves as specialist consultant to several international development organisations.

Her previous positions include Climate Change Coordinator with the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Environment Operations Center (EOC) at the Asian Development Bank (ADB); Regional Technical Coordinator for USAID ADAPT Asia-Pacific; Environmental Governance Specialist for USAID ECO-Asia; and Operations Analyst for the World Bank’s Agriculture and Rural Development Department in Washington DC. Her country experience includes Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, China, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh, the Philippines, Tanzania, Samoa, and Australia.

Her PhD research investigates governance of climate change adaptation in developing countries using the lens of climate finance. Specifically, the research will examine how different climate finance governance models, as well as interactions between international and national governance of climate finance, affect the patterns of adaptation investments in developing countries.

A Thai national, she holds MPA in International Development from Princeton University, USA (under a Fulbright scholarship) and M. Phil in International Relations from Cambridge University, England (under a Gates Cambridge Scholarship). She received B.A. in Political Science from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.

Selected publications by Ornsaran Pomme Manuamorn