Keiko Sakoda Kaneda
Disaster Risk Management Specialist, Disaster Risk Management Hub Tokyo, Global Facility for Disaster Recovery and Reconstruction (GFDRR)
Ms. Kaneda is a Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Specialist at the GFDRR DRM Hub Tokyo. She works on technical assistance grant portfolio, and supports connecting Japanese relevant experience with the Bank’s operational teams, beyond traditional DRM community, for mainstreaming DRM in various sectors. She brings solid operational experience in post-disaster/conflict reconstruction, disaster preparedness, climate change adaptation and urban development from nearly 10 years of experience. Her focused experience in post-disaster/conflict housing reconstruction added value to recent Bank operations in Nepal and Vanuatu after devastating disasters in 2015. Prior to joining the Bank, she worked at UNDP and UN Habitat in Indonesia, UNHCR in South Sudan and JICA in Mongolia. Ms. Kaneda holds a Master degree in Architectural Engineering from Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan.
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