Abigail Baca is the Senior Financial Officer for the World Bank Treasury. She is the Financial Product’s team focal point for various clients in Central America, the Caribbean, and East Africa. She works on the Disaster Risk Management products including support for market-based risk transfer engagements.
Abigail has nearly 15 years of professional experience in disaster risk management and insurance. She started at the World Bank in 2010 in the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) then worked as a Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist in the East Asia and Pacific unit of the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience GP (GSURR). Prior to joining the World Bank, she worked at Risk Management Solutions (RMS) as a product manager and engineer, building catastrophe loss models for the insurance and reinsurance sector.
Abigail has a master’s degree in structural engineering from University of California, San Diego and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Stanford University.