Global Director, Water Global Practice, World Bank
In her current assignment, Ms Sara is a core member of the GP’s senior management team, which drives the policy direction of the GP, oversees a portfolio of $25 billion in water-related investments, analytical work, multi-donor trust funds and global partnerships. Ms Sara supports an integrated approach to water security and service delivery, customizing the Bank’s global water strategy to the country dialogue, and providing policy advice and operational support in response to specific client needs. She holds an MSc in Environmental Management from the University of London, Wye College, and a BSc in Environmental Engineering from Brown University.
The conference debates and results will contribute to achieving the objectives of the thematic areas – “Groundwater in a Changing Environment” and “Education Key to Water Security” – of the 8th phase of the UNESCO IHP programme on “Water Security: Responses to Local, Regional, and Global Challenges.