Carole Megevand has 20 years of professional experience in Natural Resources Management (NRM) in developing countries. She holds two Master degrees respectively on Agricultural Economics and Environment/Natural Resources Economics. At the World Bank, she has managed complex NRM operations in various regions (including in the Congo Basin and in Latin American countries) with a specific focus on inter-sectoral dimensions and governance issues. In addition to operational responsibilities, she has been appointed as the Global Lead on Forests for the World Bank Group to strategically position the Forest agenda for the institution. Her international experience in the developing world includes two long-term assignments (Cameroon and Tunisia) and missions in more than 15 countries in Africa, Middle East-North Africa and Latin America and Caribbean.