Martin Frick

Senior Director for Policy and Programme Coordination
UN Climate Change

Martin Frick is Senior Director for Policy and Programme Coordination at UN Climate Change. With a background in Human Rights, Martin’s work has been about the human face of climate change since 2007. He worked with Kofi Annan on issues of climate justice and is passionate about linking development and climate action. As Director for Climate Change at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations he has been focusing on smallholder farming as the nexus between fighting poverty and climate change. Overseeing the substantive programmes of the UN Climate Change secretariat, his work focuses on the synergies between adaptation and mitigation, on directing financial flows to climate action and ensuring that the climate change action resonates with the SDG agenda.