|Degrees:||MA in International Affairs from The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Switzerland), Ph.D. in International Affairs from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs (Carleton University)|
Priyanka Debnath has more than 15 years of experience in successfully leading policy research, program development and delivering projects in several regions including Europe, North America, Middle East and South Asia. She has provided expert governance and strategic advice to governments and non-governmental organizations on an array of topics including resource allocation for large infrastructure projects, social justice programs, labour migration projects, health care projects, energy conservation and climate change initiatives. She has worked and consulted for various institutions including government ministries, agencies, International Organization for Migration, The World Bank, University of Oxford, among others.
Priyanka currently works as the Director for Conservation Programs and Partnerships Branch at the Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines for the Government of Ontario. She has a PhD in International Affairs specializing in international economic and development policy from Carleton University, Canada. She completed her MA in International Affairs from The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland, specializing in economic and regional integration and conflict management. Priyanka’s research interests focus on the impacts of natural disasters on international migration and migrant behavior through a gender lens.