Samantha Power is a Sustainable Finance Consultant in the World Bank’s Finance, Competitiveness, and Innovation Global Practice. Samantha works on the World Bank’s Sustainable Finance agenda. She has contributed to research publications on how to mobilize private finance for nature and for adaptation and resilience. She helped develop and launch the World Bank’s Sovereign ESG Data Portal. She is the Coordinator for the ‘mobilizing private finance’ workstream for the Coalition of Finance Ministers for Climate Action. Prior to working at the World Bank Samantha consulted on climate finance and climate policy at boutique consulting firms and for a political candidate. During graduate school she interned in the US Treasury Department’s Environment and Energy Office. She graduated with a Masters in International Affairs and International Economics from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in 2017. Prior to this she lived in Southeast Asia for three years, where she worked for the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore and for BRAC in Myanmar. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in International Economics from Louisiana State University.