Daniel Hoornweg is a Lead Urban Advisor in the Bank's Central Urban Advisory Unit. He has more than twenty years experience working in and with cities. He joined the World Bank in 1993 and has worked in Sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia and the Pacific Islands, South Asia and Latin America and Caribbean regions. During that time he has worked with some 200 cities in more than fifty projects with climate change components. Dan's academic background includes degrees in Earth Sciences, Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Beginning August 2008, he has led the Bank's Urban program on cities and climate change, including management of the 2009 Marseille Cities and Climate Change Urban Research Symposium and urban studies related to climate change impacts in cities - mitigation and adaptation.