Malini Nambiar is a consultant at the World Bank Group. She currently works on projects related to disaster mitigation and recovery with the Disaster Risk Management Team in India. She has also supported projects related to livelihood enhancement. Her interest has been with women empowerment, post-disaster needs assessment and recovery, as well as knowledge sharing. She holds a MSc. in Social Anthropology and a MSc. in Development Studies from The London School of Economics, United Kingdom.