Stéphane Hallegatte is Lead Economist with the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) at the World Bank. His work includes the economics of natural disasters and risk management, climate change adaptation and mitigation, and green growth. He was lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for the 5th Assessment Report, and has published dozens of article in international journals. He led the World Bank flagship report “Shock Waves: Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty.”