Regional Safeguard Advisor, Africa, World Bank Group
Hanneke van Tilburg is the World Bank’s acting Regional Safeguard Advisor for Africa, responsible for advice on and oversight of environmental and social due diligence across the World Bank’s multi-billion portfolio in Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to joining the World Bank, she worked for the European Commission, the Dutch Government, and the private sector.
Hanneke has over twenty years of experience in management of environmental and social risks. She has worked on projects across sectors, in Europe, East Asia and Pacific, South East Asia, South America, and Sub-Saharan Africa.