Melanie Walker

Melanie Walker
  • Senior Adviser to President Kim
    World Bank

Medical doctorate, postdoctoral, fellowship and residency training. Extensive planning, management, and implementation experience in developing world. Currently, leads Special Initiatives team, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, incubating new ideas and exploring emerging issues that fall outside existing foundation investment areas - including urban development. Author of numerous publications spanning macroeconomics, health and poverty alleviation.