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Masatsugu (Masa) Takamatsu is a Disaster Risk Management Specialist in the Urban and Disaster Risk Management Unit for Europe and Central Asia (ECA) Region at the World Bank. He holds bachelor and master’s degrees in environmental engineering from Kyoto University, Japan, and Ph.D. degree in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering from the 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 a Professional Engineer license from the State of Maryland. At the World Bank, he managed a GFDRR-EU Trust Fund Program on Building Resilience to Geohazard Risks in South Asia as Task Team Leader and worked on various flood resilience projects in the South Asia Region before moving to ECA. In ECA, he currently works on various projects and analytical works in Kyrgyz, Turkiye, and Bosnia and Herzegovina on floods, landslides, NBS, water infrastructure, etc.