Berse, Kristoffer B.

Berse, Kristoffer B.


  • PhD Urban Engineering, The University of Tokyo
  • Master of Environmental Studies, The University of Tokyo
  • BA Public Administration, University of the Philippines

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Berse has been involved in disaster and climate change work since 2002, encompassing capacity building, research, knowledge management, and teaching. He has a multi-disciplinary background in urban development and planning, environmental studies, and public administration.

He handles mostly public policy courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including a special course on disaster governance. Outside of teaching and research, he serves as a consultant for government, civil society and international development organizations in areas broadly crisscrossing the intersections of sustainable urban development, public policy, climate change, and disaster risk management.

Recent Projects

  • Co-proponent (with Dr. Michael Tumanut), Analysis of Sister-City Relations in the Philippines: implications on disaster risk management and local economic promotion, Research project funded by the UP Center for Integrative Development Studies, January-December 2015.

Contact Details

  • [email protected]
  • (632) 981-8500 local number 4178