Junior Professional Officer
Mariko Yamamoto is a Junior Professional Officer (Social Development) who joined the World Bank’s Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice in 2018, primarily focusing on violence prevention and forced displacement. Mariko’s background includes transitional justice and migration. Prior to the World Bank, she worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the International Labour Organization, and has experience working in Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Togo. Mariko holds a BA in Politics and International Studies from the University of Warwick, and an MA in International Relations Peace and Conflict Specialization from the Australian National University/Peace Research Institute Oslo.