Dr Charles Silva

Team Leader, LACER Project (Leveraging ASEAN Capacities for Emergency Response)

Dr. Charles Silva has 18 years of experience working in emergency response and disaster risk management across diverse technical sectors and engaging with a wide variety of humanitarian, development and civil protection actors. On behalf of the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) Dr. Silva currently serves as the Jakarta-based Team Leader for the EU-funded LACER project (Leveraging ASEAN Capacities for Emergency Response) a capacity development initiative together with the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance on Disaster Management and national disaster management agencies in Southeast Asia. Dr. Silva has worked in humanitarian contexts in Iraq, Yemen, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Afghanistan, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Haiti and others.

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