Charlotte Benson

Principal Disaster Risk Management Specialist
Profile / Bio: 

Charlotte Benson is the Principal Disaster Risk Management Specialist at the Asian Development Bank. She has over 30 years’ experience working on the economic and financial aspects of disaster risk management in developing countries. Her work at ADB includes the development and coordination of ADB's disaster risk management policies and strategies and support to ADB’s operational departments in designing and implementing disaster risk management projects and programs, including disaster risk financing initiatives

She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and a PhD in Development Studies from the University of London.


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
ADB Engagement in Disaster Risk Management 20 January 2022 Slides ADB Administration and Governance, Disaster Risk Management, Finance
Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management 07 October 2021 Slides ADB Administration and Governance, Climate Change, Finance, Disaster Risk Management
Introduction to Disaster Risk Financing and ADB’s Initiative to Enhance Disaster Resilience 25 September 2018 Slides Finance, Disaster Risk Management
Strengthening Financial Resilience: the Role of ADB 06 September 2017 Slides Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management