Paul M. Bisca is a security and development adviser currently on a consulting assignment with the World Bank, where he focuses on security risk analysis for development projects and the governance of security institutions in fragile states. He is the co-author of Securing Development: Public Finance and the Security Sector (2017), a United Nations-World Bank sourcebook examining defense and police expenditures in conflict-affected countries. His analysis on the security-development nexus has been published by the Brookings Institution, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the European Union’s Institute for Security Studies, and National Defense University in Washington, DC. Mr. Bisca has worked on development projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Rwanda, Indonesia, El Salvador, and Mexico. He has also served as an advisor to the State and Peacebuilding Fund, the Word Bank’s financing instrument for innovations to counter fragility. Mr. Bisca holds an M.A. in strategic studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and is a published cartoonist. Mr. Bisca writes in a personal capacity.
Paul M. Bisca
Security & Development Adviser – World Bank