Dr. Noureldin Ahmed Abdalla is the National Project Manager of Climate Risk Finance Project for Sudan. This project is funded by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) and implemented through the United Nation Development Program (UNDP) in Sudan. Dr. Noureldin completed his B.Sc in Physics from El Azhar University, Egypt in 1986 and got PhD in Physics from Sudan University of Science and Technology in 2009. Dr. Noureldin started his career as Assistant Forecaster with Sudan Meteorological Department in 1989 and became a Class (1) Forecaster in 1991. He was a presenter of Weather Forecast on Sudan TV from 1997 to 2002. Dr. Noureldin became Assistant Director – Forecast Section at Sudanese Meteorological Authority (SMA) in 1998 and later took up active roles in development of SMA by being Assistant Director – Research & Training, Deputy Director and then Director for Planning and Budgeting. Dr. Noureldin joined Practical Action Organisation in 2007 which is a UK based international organisation (NGO working in Sudan, Kenya, Peru, Nepal, Bangladesh and other countries) as an Advisor for Climate Change and Indigenous Knowledge. He also took the responsibility as the Programme Manager and National Coordinator in Sudan for Prolinnova, which is a NGO-initiated international multi-stakeholder platform to promote local innovation processes in ecologically oriented agriculture and National Resource Management. After working for various NGO programs Dr. Noureldin in 2010 joined back SMA as Head of Agro-Meteorological Division. He held various senior positions with SMA like Director of Planning & Marketing, Director of General Administration of Observation & Forecast and became the Director General of SMA in 2014. Dr. Noureldin also has keen interest in academics and has nearly 2 decades of teaching experience. He currently supervises PhD Researchers at Khartoum University and Sudan Academic for Science and Technology.