Nicholas Jones

Nicholas Jones is a Data Scientist based at GFDRR’s Tokyo Disaster Risk Management Hub. Since joining the World Bank in 2011, he has been stationed at the Brussels, New York and Washington DC offices, and has contributed to technical assistance and lending operations for disaster risk management in Caribbean, Pacific and African regions. He spent a sabbatical year as a fellow at New York University focused on applying advanced data analytics for improved urban policy and operations; during this time he also worked at the New York City Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics and pursued his interests as a jazz pianist. Before joining the Bank he was lead analyst for South and Southeast Asia at UK consulting firm Oxford Analytics. He holds degrees from Cambridge University, Birkbeck College, and New York University.