Suren Gevinian

Suren Gevinian holds a Master’s Degree from the London School of Economics (LSE) and worked as a consultant for UNESCO Paris HQ. Prior to that, for many years, he managed international projects in strategy, investment and risk management from London.

For the last 5 years, Suren has been assisting UNESCO IHP, IGRAC and SDC in the implementation of the Water Diplomacy and Governance in Key Transboundary Hot Spots Programme.  Through his active engagement in transboundary projects, he established himself as a proactive and impartial mediator bridging people and countries.  He has been assisting us with youth development and engagement.

Suren has also been actively involved in the promotion and development of UNESCO Global Geoparks worldwide. He assisted with the design and implementation of strategies for sustainable territorial development using global geopark model to boost economic development and rejuvenate the regions through promotion of responsible tourism, local products and practices, green technologies and ultimately the empowerment of local communities. Impact investment and innovative finance have also been within Suren’s professional interest.