Lead Environmental Economist, World Bank Group
Raffaello Cervigni is a lead environmental economist with the Africa Region of the World Bank. He holds an M.Phil. and a PhD in economics from Oxford University and University College London, and has 20 years of professional experience on programs, projects, and research in a variety of sectors financed by the World Bank, the Global Environment Facility, the European Union, and the Italian government. He is currently the World Bank’s regional coordinator for climate change in the Africa region, after serving for about three years in a similar role for the Middle East and North Africa region. He is the author or co-author of more than 40 technical papers and publications, including books, book chapters, and journal articles.