With 18 years of professional experience in academia and industries, Karim Selouane has witnessed the recurring lack of global and concerted efforts to adapt to climate change. Since 2017 he is the founder and CEO of RESALLIENCE, an engineering office dedicated to climate change adaptation and resilience. Karim is a member of the climate change adaptation technical group of UN Habitat and participated and contributed to the first cities summit in Nairobi, Kenya, and the UNSPBF “Data for the Planet Program Task force” in Canberra, Australia. He is a member of the Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment for Infrastructure (CCRI). It is through his various activities that Karim was appointed to the technical and scientific steering committee and co-chair of the adaptation working group of UNEP’s GlobalABC. In this context, he co-authored “Adaptation of the Building Sector to Climate Change: 10 Principles for Effective Action” that was launched at COP26. Since 2022, Karim is a member of the European Commission’s Mission Board on Climate change adaptation. Karim SELOUANE is an engineer and doctor in geosciences from Ecole des Mines de Paris.