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Anne Dronnier's picture
Anne Dronnier is a Communications Officer in the World Bank's Africa Region dedicated to art and development and where the two intersect. Read more »
Anne Senges's picture
Anne is the online web and social media editor for Francophone Africa. A former journalist, she covered Hollywood, Silicon Valley, America's middle... Read more »
Asa Torkelsson's picture
Based in Nairobi, Asa Torkelsson currently leads the integration of gender for the World Bank Kenya program. Throughout her career she has worked on... Read more »
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Caroline Kende-Robb's picture
Caroline Kende-Robb is the Executive Director of the Africa Progress Panel, a foundation Chaired by Kofi Annan. She is currently on External Assignment... Read more »
Cristina Santos's picture
Cristina Panasco Santos is a Senior Education Specialist in the Human Development Department of the World Bank's Africa Region. From 2006 until now,... Read more »
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Daniel Kirkwood is a consultant with the World Bank’s Gender Innovation Lab and Africa Chief Economist’s Office. He helps country teams to better... Read more »
Daniella Van Leggelo-Padilla's picture
Online Communication Officer Read more »
David Evans's picture
David is a Senior Economist in the Chief Economist's Office for the Africa Region of the World Bank. He coordinates impact evaluation work across... Read more »
Deon Filmer's picture
Deon Filmer is a Lead Economist at the World Bank. He has published research in the areas of education, health, social protection and poverty. Recent... Read more »
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Enrique Blanco Armas's picture
Espen Beer Prydz's picture
Espen Beer Prydz is an Economist working on issues of poverty, inequality and survey methods in the World Bank’s Development Research Group. He has... Read more »
Eustache Ouayoro's picture
A native of Cote d’Ivoire, Mr. Ouayoro has extensive operational experience and a firm grasp of the challenges related to working in fragile... Read more »
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Francisco Ferreira's picture
Francisco H. G. Ferreira is the Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief Economist for the Africa Region at the World Bank and a Research Fellow at the Institute... Read more »
Fred Owegi's picture
Frederick Owegi works as an Economist in the World Bank's Nairobi office. Read more »
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Greg Toulmin's picture
Greg Toulmin, a UK national, has been working in development since 1978. His early experience, gained with DFID and its predecessors, included working... Read more »
Gustavo Saltiel's picture
Program Manager Read more »
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Idah Z. Pswarayi-Riddihough's picture
Ismail Radwan's picture
Ismail Radwan works for the World Bank's Africa Region Private Sector Development unit. He has worked in the Middle East, South Asia, Europe, and Africa... Read more »
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Jacques Morisset's picture
Jacques Morisset is the World Bank Lead Economist in Madagascar. After getting his PhD in Economics from the University of Geneva, he has hold various... Read more »
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Jeanette Mallet's picture
Jeanette is a communications and social media consultant for the World Bank's African Diaspora Program. She studied development economics at the... Read more »
Johannes Zutt's picture
Johannes Zutt, a Dutch national, has been active in development since 1990. His early experience involved program planning, and monitoring and... Read more »
Joseph Oryokot's picture
I am an agriculturalist by training with graduate degrees in Crop Science. I work in the Uganda Country Office of the World Bank as a Senior Agriculture... Read more »
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Kavita Watsa's picture

As a Communications Officer in the World Bank’s Africa Human Development department, Kavita works on health, education, and social protection. Prio... Read more »

Kristina Nwazota's picture
Since 2007, Kristina Nwazota has worked for the World Bank Africa Region as the regional Online Communications Officer in charge of social and... Read more »
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Lucio Monari's picture

Lucio Monari has been Sector Manager for Africa Energy group since September 2011. Before joining the Africa Region, Mr. Monari was Sector Manager of... Read more »

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Mahjabeen Haji's picture
Mahjabeen Haji is an Economist with the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) team in Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania). Prior to joining the World... Read more »
Makhtar Diop's picture

Makhtar Diop, a former Senegalese Economy and Finance Minister, is the World Bank’s Vice President for its Africa region. From 2009-2012, Makhtar w... Read more »

Maleele Choongo's picture
Maleele Choongo is a junior at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. Originally from Zambia, she is studying Political Science and African... Read more »
Maniza Naqvi's picture
Maniza Naqvi is a Senior Social Protection Specialist working on Safety Nets  in Malawi and Ethiopia.  She has task managed programs and AAA... Read more »
Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly's picture

Marie Francoise Marie-Nelly is the World Bank Country Director for Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation. Prior to assuming this position, she... Read more »

Mark Roland Thomas's picture
Mark Thomas is Sector Manager for Poverty Reduction and Economic Management in the Africa Region of the World Bank.
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Mauro Azeredo's picture

Mauro Azeredo is the World Bank's communications officer for Brazil and responsible for developing and managing the Bank’s communications strategy ... Read more »

Miriam Schneidman's picture
Miriam Schneidman is a Lead Health Specialist in the Africa Region of the World Bank.  She has more than 30 years of experience working on health... Read more »
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Natasha Sharma's picture
Nicole Amarteifio's picture
Originally from Ghana, Nicole Amarteifio has developed communication strategies for the Government of Ghana as well as for the United States African... Read more »
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Obiageli Ezekwesili's picture
Obiageli "Oby" Ezekwesili, a Nigerian national, was appointed Vice President for the World Bank's Africa Region in 2007. She oversees more than 1600... Read more »
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Patricio V. Marquez's picture
Patricio V. Marquez is a World Bank Lead Health Specialist, who is currently serving as Public Health Focal Point (I) at the Health, Nutrition and... Read more »
Paul Brenton's picture
Paul Brenton is the Trade Practice Leader in the Africa Region of the World Bank and is co-editor of the recently released book De-Fragmenting Africa:... Read more »
Peter Materu's picture
Prior to his appointment as Sector Manager Mr. Materu was Program Leader for higher education in the Africa Region, Cluster Leader for 16 countries in... Read more »
Peter Warutere is a communications officer for the World Bank based in Nairobi, working on Kenya, Eritrea and Somalia. He also works on governance... Read more »
Phil Hay's picture
Phillip Jeremy Hay is the Manager of Communications in The World Bank's Africa Region. Read more »
Pierre Strauss's picture
Pierre Strauss has worked as an economist with the World Bank Africa Region's Poverty Reduction and Economic Management team since 2009. Before joining... Read more »
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Rachel K. Sebudde's picture
Rachel K. Sebudde is a Senior Economist in the World Bank's Africa, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit. She has over 15 years of policy... Read more »
Rakhi Bhavnani's picture
Rakhi Bhavnani is a Disaster Risk Management Specialist working in the area of disaster reconstruction, risk reduction, and rapid response. She recently... Read more »
Richard Cambridge's picture
Richard Cambridge joined the World Bank as a Young Professional and has undertaken a variety of assignments. He has served as the Personal Assistant to... Read more »
Richard Scobey's picture

Richard Scobey is a Senior Advisor and Deputy to the Director General, IEG.

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Ritva Reinikka's picture
Ritva Reinikka is director of the Human Development Group in the Africa Region of the World Bank. Since she joined the Bank in 1993 as a country... Read more »
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Sarah Clavel's picture
A social media intern for the Africa region of the World Bank, Sarah Clavel, who was raised in Côte d'Ivoire, graduated from the University of Sussex... Read more »
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Thomas Dickinson's picture
Tom Dickinson, a social protection specialist at the World Bank, is implementing cash transfer programs in low-income countries, with a particular focus... Read more »
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Valerie Nussenblatt's picture
Valerie Nussenblatt is a consultant in the World Bank's Africa Region specializing in justice sector issues and competitiveness. She has also worked in... Read more »
Victoire Ngounoue's picture
Victoire Ngounoue, a Cameroonian national, is currently Short-Term Consultant for the World Bank Cameroon Country office Governance Program. Her main... Read more »