Deo Gabinete is a Regional Manager for the NDC Partnership Support Unit based at the UNFCCC Regional Collaboration Center in Bangkok, Thailand. He coordinates the implementation of the Partnership’s activities related to all the stages of country engagement and knowledge strategies in Eastern Europe, Asia, and the Pacific, and represents the Support Unit at national and regional fora relevant to NDC implementation.
Before joining the Support Unit, he served as a liaison for the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), where he coordinated CTCN's technical assistance, capacity building and networking activities for Asia-Pacific countries. He also led the Climate and Disaster Resilience programme of the Food and Agriculture Organization in the Philippines and supported the development and management of the country office's project portfolio on disaster risk reduction and management, climate change, fisheries, and ICT. He has been supporting government and non-government stakeholders, throughout his career, to increase their capacities to mainstream climate change and disaster resilience into development planning and policy implementation.
He holds a masters’ degree in Urban Environmental Management from the Asian Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s in Environmental Science from the Ateneo de Manila University.