Ronette Jordan is a Disaster Risk Management Specialist for the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), which is housed at the World Bank Group and supports mainstreaming of disaster risk management in developing country policies and investment programs. Ronette supports donor relations and trust fund administration activities for the Canada-Caribbean Resilience Facility and Global Risk Financing Facility (GRiF). Immediately prior to this role, she worked as an Advisor to the World Bank’s Executive Director for Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean covering issues related to climate, disaster risk management and resilience.
Before joining the Bank, she worked as an Economist and Project Management Specialist for the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines where she was managed the Government’s investment program and provided technical inputs for development policy and strategy formulation. Ronette holds degrees from Nottingham University, where she completed a master’s in Development Economics and Policy Analysis, and the University of the West Indies, where she completed her undergraduate studies in Economics. She also has post graduate certifications in Project Planning, Appraisal and Management from the University of Bradford.