Andrew Harper

Special Advisor to the High Commissioner for Climate Action, UNHCR


Andrew Harper is the Special Advisor to the High Commissioner for Climate Action. He is responsible for providing strategic guidance, oversight and expertise to shape UNHCR's response to the climate emergency. Prior to his current tasks, he headed the Innovation Service and was responsible leading and coordinating the international response to the Syrian Crisis in Jordan. Andrew has over 30 years of experience working with people forcibly displaced by conflicts and disasters in various field locations and HQ, with UNHCR, OCHA and the Australian Embassy.

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