Benoît Bosquet is a Director for Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice at the World Bank. Prior to this position, he was a Practice Manager for Environment and Natural Resources, Africa region.
He has coordinated global partnerships for climate change mitigation, including the Prototype Carbon Fund, BioCarbon Fund and Forest Carbon Partnership Facility. As a Task Team Leader he managed projects in Costa Rica and Mexico.
He has lived in Russia and Madagascar, and has over 20 years of experience working on environmental protection, natural resource management and humanitarian relief in developing countries and emerging economies (mostly in Africa, Europe and Central Asia, and Latin America).
Benoît Bosquet is Belgian. He holds an M.A. in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and a Ph.D. in Environmental Policy from the University of Maryland.
He is married and has two children.