Keiko Saito is a member of the Labs team, specializing in the application of geospatial data for Disaster Risk Assessment.
brings with her
more than 10 years of experience in this field.
current primary focus is the standardization and mainstreaming of the use of remotely sensed data and other geospatial tools for effective risk assessment and management throughout the disaster cycle from preparedness through to recovery and reconstruction.
Prior to joining the Bank, she has been working in multidisciplinary risk management/assessment teams at Cambridge Architectural Research Ltd as a Director, as Willis Research Fellow and as a Senior Research Associate at the Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge.
A native of Japan, she has a PhD on the use of remotely sensed data for post-earthquake damage assessment from University of Cambridge, UK.