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Chyi-Yun Huang

Senior Urban Development and Disaster Risk Management Specialist

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Chyi-Yun Huang is a Senior Urban Development and Disaster Risk Management Specialist at the World Bank, with more than 15 years of experience in integrated urban planning and design, urban resilience, public policy, city management, municipal services and finance and sustainable development. She led and contributed technical expertise to numerous operation projects and analytical studies in more than 15 countries across four regions (ECA, AFR, SA, EAP). Prior to joining the World Bank as a Young Professional, she was an Executive Planner with the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), Singapore's national urban planning agency. At the URA, she led various international urban planning/management consultancies and government-to-government collaborations notably with China, oversaw planning initiatives in Singapore, and conducted capacity-building activities and training for international participants. Chyi-Yun holds a M.Sc. in Urban Planning from Columbia University, New York and a B.A. in Architecture from the National University of Singapore, and is a LEED Accredited Professional.