Prior to assuming the Senior Adviser post at the Bangkok Regional Hub in 2014, Sanny Jegillos was the Regional Disaster Reduction Adviser and Practice Coordinator for UNDP’s Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery in Asia-Pacific Regional Centre in Thailand since 2012. From 2005-2011, he was the Programme Coordinator of the Regional Programme on Capacity Development for Tsunami affected countries. Mr. Jegillos has more than 25 years of progressive professional experience in risk reduction and recovery in the Asian region with advanced expertise in community based disaster risk management. He has developed and conducted international training courses, managed and coordinated regional projects and lead in innovation application and partnership with the private sector. He also provides technical and policy advisory services to UNDP Country Offices and International Non-Government Agencies in strategic and programme planning and capacity development in disaster risk management and recovery. He has extensive work experience in China, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Philippines, Myanmar, Cambodia and Viet Nam.