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Kimberly LYON

Water Resources Management Analyst, World Bank Group

Kimberly currently works with the World Bank’s Water Global Practice in Washington, DC. She coordinates the Hydropower and Dams Global Solutions Group. She works primarily on analytic activities and advisory services related to sustainability and dam safety. She has been deeply engaged in the World Bank’s work related to the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol, including its use in Vietnam, Costa Rica, Bhutan and the Zambezi River Basin.

Before joining the Bank, she worked on environmental services at WWF-US and the World Resources Institute. She holds a Master’s from the Fletcher School at Tufts University and an A.B. from Rollins College.

Associated sessions

7 May
13:30 - 16:30

Workshop 2: Hydropower and dam safety management (7 May, afternoon )

Type: Focus session
Co-convenors: World Bank Group

Given the large number of dams around the world, the safe operation of dams has significant social, economic, and environmental relevance. Dam failures, however rare, can result in extremely adverse impacts, including a large-scale loss of human... (Read more)

10 May
13:00 - 14:00

Embedding sustainability practices

Type: Interval
Co-convenors: World Bank Group

This informal lunch session will be an opportunity to share practical experience of applying the Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol.

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10 May
14:30 - 16:00

The future of project sustainability assessment

Type: Focus session
Co-convenors: SECO

The Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol (“the Protocol”) was launched at the World Hydropower Congress in 2011, and has since been applied in every continent of the world.  

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