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
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.
- 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.