Expertise

  • Climate and Disaster Resilience, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, Climate Change Adaptation, Urban and Regional Planning, Sustainable Development, Land Use Management
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Marqueza Cathalina L. Reyes, EngD

Assistant Professor
Academic Program Director, Executive Master in Disaster Risk and Crisis Management

Academic Background

  • Doctor of Engineering in Urban Planning, University of Kassel, Germany
  • Master of Arts in Urban and Regional Planning, University of the Philippines
  • Bachelor of Science in Geology, University of the Philippines

Professional and Academic Experience

  • Senior Technical Advisor for Climate and Disaster Resilience, Climate Change Commission, Office of the President
  • Consultant on Green Climate Fund Proposal Development, Conservation International – Philippines
  • Team Lead, Urban Resilience Program, Oxfam GB; Funded by ADB-Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund, Philippines
  • Team Lead/Program Manager, ASEAN Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Program, ASEAN Secretariat, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Department Head, Risk Assessment and Monitoring, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), Bangkok, Thailand
  • Project Manager – Development of Climate and Disaster Risk Information for Local Development Planning in Thailand, UNDP-Thailand/ADPC, Thailand
  • Project Manager - Program for Improved Disaster Management and Resilience in Rakhine State, Myanmar, International Organization for Migration/ADPC, Myanmar
  • Project Supervisor - Multi-Hazard Risk and Vulnerability Assessment, Modelling and Mapping of Bangladesh, World Bank/ADPC, Bangladesh
  • ASEAN Program Advisor/Manager for Disaster Risk Management, ASEAN Secretariat, Indonesia
  • Project Advisor, ASEAN Strategic Assistance for the Recovery and Rehabilitation of Yolanda Affected Areas in the Philippines (ARYA Project), ASEAN Secretariat, Philippines
  • ASEAN Technical Advisor for Disaster Risk Reduction, UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction Asia-Pacific, Indonesia
  • Urban Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist, Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative, Philippines
  • Team Lead/Project Manager - Risk-Sensitive Urban Redevelopment Planning of Makati City, Philippines, DKKV (German Disaster Reduction Committee)/Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative, Philippines
  • Team Lead/Project Manager - Risk-Sensitive Land Use Planning of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Nepal, DKKV (German Disaster Reduction Committee)/Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative, Nepal
  • Project Manager - Disaster Risk Reduction in Amman Municipality, Jordan, UNDP-Jordan/Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative, Jordan
  • Training Module Developer - Development of a Specialized Web-Based Training Course on “Risk- Sensitive Land Use Planning: Integrating DRR for Sustainable Disaster Resilient Cities, ProVention/Earthquakes and Megacities Initiative, Philippines
  • Lead Researcher - Disaster Risk Perception of Local House Builders, Local Governments and National Government Officers in Metro Manila, National Graduate Institute on Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan
  • Team Lead/Senior Land Use Planner - Capacity Building for the Formulation of Coastal Land Use Planning and Sea Use Zoning of Bataan Province, Bataan Provincial Government, Philippines
  • Environmental Planner - Comprehensive Land Use Planning and Development Planning, Municipality of Bansud, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines
  • Human Settlements Expert, Patterns of Community Formation in Mindanao, Philippines: Strategies for Sustainable Development, PLANADES and Japan Foundation
  • Professorial Lecturer, Environmental Planning and Management, Miriam College
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of the Philippines
  • Assistant Professor, School of Urban and Regional Planning, University of the Philippines

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