Antony Spalton

Name Antony Spalton
Job Title Risk Reduction and Resilience Specialist
Organisation UNICEF

Antony has worked for the humanitarian and development sector for more than 20 years including with NGOs, the Red Cross Movement and most recently the UN. In 2008, Antony joined UNICEF as the organisation’s Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and resilience adviser. Currently based in New York, Antony works through UNICEF’s country offices to support governments and partners to strengthen the resilience of children and the systems that support them to shocks and stresses. This includes delivering on commitments to the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. He is currently working on advocacy around children and risk to influence the post 2015 agenda, developing guidance on child-centred risk assessment and influencing UNICEF policy and programming tools – especially as they relate to education, health, WASH and child protection – to advance DRR and the wider resilience agenda.