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Paul Blake, External Affairs Officer, World Bank Group - Photo: Simone McCourtie / World Bank

Paul Blake

External Affairs Officer, World Bank Group

Paul Blake is an External Affairs Officer at the World Bank, where he helps design, produce, host, film, and edit several digital podcasts, video series, data visualizations, and other multimedia products. 

Previously, he worked as a journalist for several outlets, including BBC News and ABC News (US), which allowed him to travel and report across North America, in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and the UK. His first experience with international development, however, was when he worked as a communications consultant for El Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT, part of the CGIAR system) in Cali, Colombia.