Dr. Claudia Sadoff is the CGIAR Executive Management Team Convener and Managing Director, Research Delivery and Impact. She was previously the Director General of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and spent over 20 years at the World Bank in positions including Lead Economist and Global Lead for Water Security and Water Resources Management. She has been appointed Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Oxford University, Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Water Security, and Fulbright Scholar. She holds a PhD in Economics. She currently serves as a Member of the Scientific Group of the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Summit.