Anthony Bigio

Green Growth Advisor

Adjunct Professor of Urban Studies, George Washington University. Prior to that position Dr. Bigio was a Senior Urban Specialist with the central urban unit of the World Bank, a Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change forthcoming Fifth Assessment Report for the chapter on urban areas, and the Coordinator of the World Bank's initiatives on cultural heritage and sustainable tourism and on the use of earth observation for development. He has been managing World Bank investment projects, studies and programs in the areas of cities and climate change, historic city rehabilitation, post-disaster urban reconstruction, housing supply and housing finance policy reforms, slum upgrading, urban poverty reduction, and urban air quality management for over fifteen years in Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East.