Sector Manager, Water
Julia Bucknall is currently the Manager of the Bank's central unit for Water, known as the Water Anchor. She has also worked as a Lead Natural Resources Specialist for the World Bank's Middle East and North Africa region. She was the lead author of a flagship publication on water in the region, “Making the Most of Scarcity”. Over the past fifteen years, she has worked on water investment projects and analytical work in North Africa, Central Asia, Central Europe, Cambodia and Central America. She has studied at Cambridge University and MIT, where she earned a Master in Environmental Policy and Planning.