Susan Tambi Matambo currently works in the Climate Change Unit of the World Bank Group as a Senior Specialist working to integrate climate change into the World Bank Group’s engagement with countries across the globe. Tambi has worked in various capacities with the World Bank Group for the past 15 years. She has also worked as the International Policy Coordinator for the US Climate Action Network(USCAN) in Washington DC and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in her home country Zambia.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from the University of Zambia and a Master’s degree in environmental management from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. Her most recent academic focus was on global change science and policy as it relates to the influence of global institutions on domestic environmental policy. Tambi has written on international climate policy and climate change adaptation, has extensive experience working on environmental issues in Africa, has lived in Southeast Asia, and currently resides in the United States.