Kishan Kumarsingh is an experienced environmental diplomat and a prominent figure in the field of international climate change negotiations and policy. With a distinguished career spanning several decades, Kishan has earned a reputation as a visionary leader and influential advocate for climate action. His expertise in international environmental negotiations, sustainable policies, and climate change is internationally recognized, and he has served in several capacities under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) including as Chair of the Expert Group on Technology Transfer, Chair of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific and Technological Advice, Co-chair of the negotiations for the Paris Agreement, and more recently, Co-chair of the negotiations on the new climate finance goal. He was also the lead negotiator for Trinidad and Tobago in the Escazu Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean, in which he played a pivotal role in drafting and eventual adoption of the Agreement.
Kishan' professional journey has also included pivotal roles in Trinidad and Tobago's environmental sector, and as the Head of the Multilateral Environmental Agreements Unit of the Ministry of Planning and Development, has led the development of climate and related environmental policies for Trinidad and Tobago. Throughout his career, he has played a vital role in shaping international agreements, and advancing global efforts to combat climate change. His contributions continue to inspire positive change, making him a respected figure in environmental diplomacy and sustainability. Kishan Kumarsingh's unwavering commitment to addressing climate challenges and creating a more sustainable world is a testament to his profound impact on global environmental policy and action.