Masatsugu Takamatsu

Masatsugu Takamatsu

Disaster Risk Management Specialist

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Masatsugu Takamatsu is a Disaster Risk Management Specialist in the Disaster Risk Management & Climate Change Unit for the South Asia Region. He holds bachelor and master’s degrees in environmental engineering from Kyoto University, Japan and PhD degree in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering from University of Texas at Austin, USA. Before joining the World Bank, he worked for a civil engineering design firm in the USA for more than 10 years as a water resources engineer and has Professional Engineer license from the State of Maryland. At the World Bank, he currently manages a GFDRR-EU Trust Fund Program on Building Resilience to Geohazard Risks in South Asia as a Task Team Leader. He also supports various flood resilience projects in the South Asia Region.