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Ross Eisenberg

Disaster Risk Management Specialist / World Bank (GFDRR)

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Ross Eisenberg is a Disaster Risk Management Specialist. An urban planner by training, Ross leads the City Resilience Program’s Planning for Resilience Pillar. He specializes in developing and deploying tools, analytics, and interactive methods to help governments understand and plan for their unique urban resilience challenges. Prior to the World Bank, Ross launched and scaled up programs for post-disaster reconstruction, long-term resilience building, and participatory urban poverty reduction in Bangladesh, Haiti, Indonesia, and Nepal. Ross holds a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a Master in Urban Planning from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.