In May 1996, Dr. Watson joined the World Bank as Senior Scientific Advisor in the Environment Department. In July 1997, he became the Director of the Environment Department and Head of the Environment Sector Board.
Prior to joining the World Bank, Dr. Watson was Associate Director for Environment in the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President in the White House. He also served as Director of the Science Division and Chief Scientist for the Office of Mission to Planet Earth at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Dr. Watson received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from London University in 1973.
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