Dr Danielle Malek Roosa

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)

World Bank, United States


Danielle Malek Roosa is a Senior Counsel at the World Bank. She is a graduate of the University of Sydney (BA (Hons), LLB (Hons), PhD) and Harvard University where she obtained a Masters in International Law. Prior to joining the Bank, Danielle worked at the National Native Title Tribunal, as one of four national delegates responsible for making administrative decisions on native title applications country-wide. Danielle began her career at the World Bank as an advisory lawyer for the environmentally and socially sustainable development and international law advisory practice group. She worked on the Bank’s lending operations for 12 years as a country lawyer across four regions: Europe and Central Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, South Asia and East Asia and Pacific. She currently advises the President of the World Bank, and its Boards of Governors and Executive Directors on legal institutional and governance matters. She also undertakes operational work in support of the World Bank’s Pacific  portfolio.

Teaching (2024)