Federica Ranghieri is a Senior Disaster Risk Management (DRM) specialist in the South Asia Region of the World Bank. In that role, she serves as South Asia Region DRM coordinator, and co-leads climate resilience projects in Sri Lanka, as well as the Afghanistan DRM program and several analytical works on multi-peril risk assessment, resettlement policies and governance and institutional assessments in India, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. She managed the Learning from Megadisasters project, which led to the Sendai Conference in 2012. She was also part of the World Development Report (WDR) 2015 – Managing Risk for Development team. She previously worked for the East Asia Region, as well as the Carbon Finance business unit at the World Bank. She was assistant professor at the University of Milan where she lectured on environmental policy and environmental and social communication. She also worked for the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) on stakeholder engagement and corporate social responsibility, and for the private sector, mainly industrial companies, as advisor on environmental accounting, environmental management, climate change measures, Kyoto Protocol and EU Emissions Trading System compliance.