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UR22 Wellington Satellite // Speaker

Sumati Rajput

Sumati Rajput is a Financial Sector Specialist in the Crisis and Disaster Risk Finance team in the World Bank Group. She has experience managing trust funds as well as working on World Bank projects in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Some project highlights include co-managing the Global Risk Financing Facility, supporting the Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Insurance Facility, as well as preparing and implementing disaster risk finance engagements across different South and Southeast Asia.

In her previous role, she spent five years at the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery and worked on preparing emergency response projects and social protection projects in Africa and the Caribbean. She has a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and a master’s degree from Yale University.