Jorge A. Munoz
Practice Manager, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience
World Bank Group
Since 2014, Mr. Jorge A. Muñoz has been the Practice Manager of the Global Land and Geospatial Unit overseeing the World Bank’s land administration portfolio ($1.2 billion in commitments). Mr. Muñoz joined the Bank in 1998, where he has worked on land policy reforms and land administration projects in over 20 countries across the globe, mostly in Africa and Latin America. For two years he was Head of the Bank’s regional office in Recife, Brazil. He also serves as the Bank’s focal point in several global partnerships related to these issues. Mr. Muñoz was born and raised in Bolivia. He holds a B.S. in Engineering from Swarthmore College and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University.
Senior Manager, LX
Byungyong Kwak has a doctoral degree in Geoinformatics, University of Seoul, Korea as well as holds an MSc degree in Land Administration, the University of Twente in the Netherlands. Since hired at LX in 2005, his professional career experiences include cadastral surveying, geospatial standards, and utilizing geospatial information.
Senior Land Administration Specialist
World Bank Group
Kathrine Kelm is a senior land administration specialist in the Global Land and Geospatial Unit and is now based in the World Bank Korea office. Kathrine is the Task Team Leader for several land administration projects in the East Asia Pacific, including Vietnam and the Philippines. She has received several innovation grants and awards to use emerging technology for project design, implementation and monitoring. Kathrine is also leading the global geospatial project which includes implementation of the joint World Bank-United Nations Global Geospatial Information Management (UNGGIM) agreement to enhance technical support, investments and project financing for geospatial information management and infrastructure.