Ornsaran Pomme Manuamorn is a senior climate change and environmental governance specialist for the World Bank, working on a portfolio of low-carbon and climate-resilient investments across sectors with a focus on Indonesia and South Asia.
Ornsaran has over 17 years of international experience in climate change, climate & sustainable finance, environment & natural resource governance, landscape management (agriculture-forest landscapes), weather insurance & agricultural risk financing and sustainable development, with regional experience in Southeast and South Asia. She has worked for diverse public, private and non-governmental international organizations, including the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, AECOM International Development and DAI (both for USAID), World Wildlife Fund (WWF-US) and the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI).
As a researcher, Ornsaran has published academic work on the governance contexts through which climate finance promotes community-focused and innovative climate adaptation in developing countries, and authored and guest-lectured on various policy-oriented topics. She holds a Ph.D. in Governance and Policy Analysis (Climate Change Adaptation Financing) from Maastricht University, an MPA in International Development from Princeton University, an M.Phil. in International Relations from Cambridge University, and a BA in Political Science from Chulalongkorn University.