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Julian is a sustainable development professional with expertise in the climate adaptation and water sectors, focusing particularly on urban environments in Asia.

Julian Doczi is a Research Officer in Water Policy at the Overseas Development Institute in London, with over four years of experience in policy research, project management and networking in the climate adaptation and water sectors.

He is an expert on the links between climate adaptation and water, including both water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services and water resources management (WRM). He focuses his skills on policy research, project implementation, capacity development, and monitoring, evaluation and learning to help tackle the huge governance challenges facing this sector. He is particularly interested in building resilient WASH services in urban areas in Asia. Some of his sectoral interests include: political-economy analysis, climate risk management tools, water operator partnerships, economic analyses, the post-2015 process, WASH service delivery, and M&E and impact evaluation for the water sector.

Outside of the water sector, he is interested in resilient urban services more broadly, including energy, transport, urban planning, waste management and DRR/DRM.

He has travelled widely in East and Southeast Asia. He has strong conversational ability in Tagalog and a decent knowledge of French.

He holds a M.Sc. in Climate Change and International Development from the University of East Anglia and a B.Sc. in Environmental Sciences from Royal Roads University.

  1. Why poor water management is bad economics

  2. Innovating for pro-poor services: why politics matter

    Research reports

  3. From potatoes to solar panels, local innovations are key to resilience

  4. Urbanisation: consequences and opportunities for the Netherlands' Directorate-General for International Cooperation

    Research reports

  5. Urban sanitation markets: scale and resilience


  6. Understanding patterns of climate resilient economic development: Cagayan de Oro, Philippines

    Research reports

  7. Philippines and climate change: some areas for progress

  8. Understanding patterns of climate resilient economic development: synthesis report

    Research reports

  9. Can fracking green China’s growth?

    Research reports

  10. Sewage, septic tanks and social inequalities

  11. Green growth could be China’s second Marshall Plan

  12. Growing more with less: China’s progress in agricultural water management and reallocation

    Research reports

  13. UK water forum: water equity in the new development era


  14. Adaptation to climate change in water, sanitation and hygiene: assessing risks, appraising options in Africa

    Research reports

  15. The economics of climate change adaptation in Africa’s water sector: a review and a way forward

    Working papers

  16. Why World Toilet Day 2013 matters: unblocking constipated progress on sanitation

  17. Managing water resources under climate uncertainty: challenges and opportunities


  18. UN Economic Commission for Europe 4th workshop on adaptation to climate change in transboundary basins


  19. What is needed for universal and sustainable infrastructure?

  20. The post-2015 delivery of universal and sustainable access to infrastructure services

    Working papers