Margaret Arnold serves as the World Bank’s Global Lead on the Social Dimensions of Climate Change. She leads work on social resilience, locally-led climate action, and socially inclusive approaches to climate decision making. She also serves as one of the Bank’s Global Coordinators for Indigenous People’s issues. Margaret has been with the World Bank since 1995, and was part of a two-person team that established the World Bank's first unit focused on natural hazard risk management in 1998 (the Disaster Management Facility). She is credited with facilitating the Bank's recognition of disaster risk reduction as a development priority. She is one of the founders of the ProVention Consortium and served as Head of its Secretariat from 2007-2009.