International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Stéphane Hallegatte
Senior Economist
World Bank
Climate Change Adaptation and Extreme Events: Ensuring Network Performance in a Changing World
11:00 - 12:30Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Stéphane Hallegatte joined the World Bank as senior economist in September 2012, after 10 years of academic research in environmental economics and climate science for Météo-France, the Centre International de Recherche sur l’Environnement et le Développement, and Stanford University. His research interests include environmental economics, risk management, adaptation to climate change, urban policy, climate change mitigation policies, and green growth. He is lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and co-led the World Bank report "Inclusive Green Growth". He has worked on natural disaster and risk-management policies at local and national scales, including on cases in Europe (following the storm Xynthia in 2010), North Africa (Morocco, Tunisia), India (Mumbai), and the United States (New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina).