Beatriz Eraso Puig is a senior urban development specialist at the World Bank. She is currently based in Kenya managing the Kenya Urban Support Program and working on urban resilience, city climate planning and urban mobility. Previously she worked in the Latin America and Caribbean Region in projects related to urban upgrading, public spaces, housing, urban redevelopment, and territorial development. Before joining the urban team, she worked as carbon finance specialist at the World Bank and the private sector providing support for projects in the areas of transport, energy efficiency, renewable energy and solid waste management in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Beatriz holds a Master in Economics and International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University with specialization in Energy, Resources and Environment, and a B.Sc and M.Sc in Industrial Engineering from the University of Vigo (Spain).