Bianca Adam is an economist at the World Bank focusing on climate change and resilience. She recently joined the World Bank’s Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Program. She is also a member of the World Bank Group’s Task Force to Catalyze Climate Action, where she supports strategy development for the Low-Carbon Livable Cities Initiative. Previously, Bianca worked at the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction & Recovery (GFDRR), where she contributed to a number of high profile initiatives, including the World Bank-EU-JapanResilience Dialogue series and the joint World Bank-UN report on the economics of disaster risk reduction “Natural Hazards, UnNatural Disasters. Italian by birth and European at heart, Bianca grew up in Brussels and holds a degree in European Economics from the University of Rome.