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Ana Campos Garcia

Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist

Ana Campos is a Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist working with the Urban and Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Unit in Africa. She currently leads DRM projects in Uganda, Malawi and Seychelles. She also serves as Regional DRM Coordinator for the Africa Region where she supports a team that primarily focuses on urban and costal resilience, the modernization of hydromet systems, disaster risk financing and insurance, and emergency response and recovery. Before joining the World Bank Africa Region, she led several projects on DRM in Latin America and the Caribbean (LCR), including the expansion of the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) to Central America.
Prior to joining the Bank, she worked for more than 20 years in Latin America. She was the Regional Director of PREDECAN, a project working in different fields of disaster risk management at the Andean Community (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru). She also was technical advisor of multiple projects with the Government of Colombia, a researcher in the academic sector and a member of the Board of the Colombian Earthquake Engineering Association from 1998 to 2004. She has more than 35 articles and publications. She holds a master's degree in Earthquake Engineering from the University of Los Andes in Bogota, Colombia.