Veronica Raffo is Senior Infrastructure Specialist in the Latin America and Caribbean Region at The World Bank. Veronica joined the Bank in 2006, and has worked for the public sector and transport units. As part of transport unit, she has contributed to advancing the agenda of sustainable transportation and mobility through her management of lending and advisory operations in urban mobility, road safety, rural connectivity, road asset management, logistics and transport planning in Latin America, Eastern Europe and Africa.
She holds a JD Degree (summa cum laude) from the University of Buenos Aires, Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, and a Masters in Science from London School of Economics. Before joining the Bank she worked as Researcher at the Social Science Research Council as Program Coordinator for the Program on Global Security and Cooperation (New York-Washington DC), at the European Parliament in Brussels, and as Associate Attorney in the Capital Markets and Project Finance practice of Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal (Buenos Aires-based international law firm).
Veronica is the focal point for road safety operations in Latin America. Since 2010 she has led the Bank’s program that has provided support to the design and launching of the Ibero-American Road Safety Observatory to share and promote best practices in road safety policy design and management amongst member countries.