Eileen Burke is the Global Lead for Water Resources at the World Bank. She oversees technical quality enhancement for the World Bank’s $17 billion water resources portfolio and is leading a global effort to advance new approaches in water storage. She has led World Bank transboundary waters initiatives in the Mekong and Nile Basins, and has served as the World Bank co- focal point for transboundary waters. In addition, she has worked on national level programs in Africa, South Asia, East Asia, and Europe. Eileen holds a master’s degree in International Affairs from Princeton University and received her Bachelor of Arts from Yale University.