Kanta Kumari Rigaud

Lead Environmental Specialist, Climate Change Group, The World Bank
About Kanta Kumari Rigaud

Kanta Kumari Rigaud is a lead environmental specialist at the World Bank and has more than 25 years of professional experience in natural resources management, environment management, and climate change adaptation in multinational, national, academic, and non-governmental organizations. Ms. Rigaud joined the World Bank in 2004 and currently works in the Climate Change Group on climate policy, knowledge management, and tools development. She recently co-led the Bank's engagement with the Potsdam Institute of Climate Research in developing the flagship "Turn Down the Heat" reports. She is also leading the Bank's work on developing screening tools to mainstream climate and disaster risks into early stages of project design and country dialogues across the Bank’s portfolio.