Natalia Cieslik

Natalia Cieslik heads the Global Corporate Risk and Issues Management Team at the World Bank Group. She leads a small team that is tasked with actively managing significant risks and issues as well as creating an institution-wide approach to issue and reputations risk identification and management.

Cieslik was previously an advisor to the managing director of the World Bank Group after leading its broadcast and multimedia team.  She came to the World Bank Group after working for international development NGOs. Before that she was a broadcast journalist. Her extensive experience in development, communications and journalism comes from working in places such as Afghanistan, Myanmar, Sudan, Somalia, Rwanda, South Africa, Iran and Iraq.