Climate Change Team, Environment Department
Sergio Margulis has worked for the World Bank as an Environmental Economist since 1996. His most recent responsibility has been as the task team leader of the Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change study, a multi-million Dollar study funded by 3 donor countries and executed by the World Bank. This has been a very large multi-disciplinary study involving the major sectors affected by climate change (infrastructure, agriculture, water, social, and environment) and directly involving seven developing country case studies (Vietnam, Samoa, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique and Bolivia).
From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Margulis was Coordinator of the Brazil Economics of Climate Change Study in partnership with the British Government and prior to that he worked for the World Bank in the Africa Region in the Environment and Rural Development Unit.
He earned his Ph.D. in Environmental Economics from from the University of London, Imperial College of Science and Technology.