Crisis and Disaster Risk Finance
World Bank Group
Antoine Bavandi is a senior financial sector specialist with the World Bank’s Crisis and Disaster Risk Finance team. In this role, he advises developing countries in designing and implementing disaster risk financing and insurance solutions by contributing to analytical work and policy dialogue. Key activities include developing customized financial products with Ministries of Finance to improve and optimize financial resilience to crisis and disaster shocks. A catastrophe risk modeling and management expert, Antoine has worked at Lloyd’s of London, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty and the European Space Agency. He holds degrees from École Centrale, Imperial College and Stanford University.