Special Advisor to the Director General and Senior Researcher
Climate security, climate risk management, disaster risk management, humanitarian-development-peace nexus, conflict and fragility, displacement and migration, governance and social inclusion
Dr. Ruckstuhl worked in a series of roles as a Senior Social Inclusion and Governance Specialist for water sector programs at the World Bank, as a Technical Advisor on natural resources and conflict for inter-agency emergency response and development programs for the US government, and as a Program Manager for urban and sub-national SDG initiatives at the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network. She has over two decades of experience in organizational and program management, investment operations and policy impact analysis, and applied social research for development and humanitarian interventions. Dr. Ruckstuhl has worked in more than 25 countries in the Middle East and North Africa, Sub-saharan Africa, Central and South Asia, and the Balkans.
English (native); Arabic, Czech, Russian (basic)