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Mr. Abayomi Alawode is responsible for designing and delivering the Bank’s work program in the area of Islamic finance,... Read more »
Ahmed Rostom is a Financial Sector Specialist at The World Bank’s East Asia and Pacific: Finance and Private Sector Development... Read more »
Alexandra M. Cech is a Consultant with the World Bank’s Competitive Industries Practice, Finance and Private Sector Development. She... Read more »
Alexandre Laure is a private sector development specialist in the Trade & Competitiveness global practice of the World Bank Group. He... Read more »
Anca Bogdana Rusu is an Analyst in the Competitive Industries Global Practice of the World Bank Read more »
Andre Corterier is a senior Financial Sector Specialist in Financial Market Integrity (FMI) Read more »
Andrej Popovic is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist in the Financial Inclusion and Infrastructure Practice, within the World Bank... Read more »
Andrew W. Wyckoff is the Director of the Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry (STI) at the Organisation for Economic... Read more »
Angela Bekkers is a senior communications officer with infoDev at the World Bank Group and focuses on the program's communications and... Read more »
Anthony is the Technical Lead for infoDev's Climate Technology Program, which is establishing a network of Climate Innovation Centers ... Read more »

Aref Adamali works as a regional economist for the World Bank Group, working on trade and competitiveness issues in Sub-Saharan Afri... Read more »

Austin Kilroy is a Private Sector Development Specialist in the Trade & Competitiveness practice of the World Bank. He currently... Read more »
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Barry Maher is a qualified actuary with experience in the Lloyds of London insurance market, the carbon and renewable energy markets,... Read more »
Beril Benli is a Junior Professional Associate at the World Bank Group, in the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice. Read more »
Byoung Hwa Hwang is a Communications and Knowledge Management Specialist in the Business Climate Department of the Trade and... Read more »
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Ceci Sager is the Practice Manager for Competitive Sectors in the Trade and Competitiveness Global Pratice of the World Bank Group. She... Read more »
Cecile Fruman is a Director in the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice of the World Bank Group. She was appointed to that position... Read more »
Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, Senior Adviser, Finance & Markets Global Practice at the World Bank Group.  Read more »
Christine Zhenwei Qiang, a Chinese national, is Practice Manager for Investment Climate of the World Bank Group’s Trade &... Read more »
Christopher Colford is a Communications Officer at The World Bank. Previously a consultant at Hill & Knowlton Public Affairs... Read more »
Claire McGuire joined the World Bank in November 2009. Before joining the Bank she worked for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (... Read more »
Clive Harris is the Practice Manager in the Public Private Partnerships Group of the World Bank Group.  The PPP Group advises on the... Read more »
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Daniel Clarke is a Senior Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance (DRFI) Specialist, Finance and Markets Global Practice of the World Bank... Read more »
Daniel J. Clarke is a Senior Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance (DRFI) Specialist, Finance and Markets Global Practice of the World... Read more »
David Bridgman is Manager for the Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice of the World Bank Group, responsible for Southern and... Read more »
David Francis has been a member of the World Bank Enterprise Analysis Unit since 2010, working on the unit’s data collection projects and... Read more »
David Lawrence has worked on private sector development programs in East Asia and the former Soviet Union for over 20 years. In recent... Read more »
Dr. Donghyun Parkis currently Principal Economist at the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD) of the Asian... Read more »

Dorsati Madani is a Senior Country Economist at the World Bank Office in Astana, Kazakhstan.   Her curren... Read more »

Douglas Pearce is currently Manager in the Financial Inclusion Practice at the World Bank. Previously he was previously Senior Private... Read more »
Douglas Zhihua Zeng is a Senior Economist with the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice at the World Bank Group. Read more »
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Edoardo Totolo is a research economist at FSD Kenya. His research interests include SME and household finance, credit information sharing... Read more »
Edward Mungai is the Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya Climate Innovation Center (CIC). The CIC supports a holistic, country-driven... Read more »
Elaine Panter is a consultant at the World Bank in the Development Economics Vice Presidency (DEC) Special Initiatives Unit. She is... Read more »
Ellie joined infoDev in October 2011 to work primarily in the Climate Technology Program (CTP) and the... Read more »
Emile Van Der Does De Willebois is Lead Financial Sector Specialist and role of Global Lead for Financial Markets Integrity, since... Read more »
Emily R. Adeleke works in the  Financial Market Integrity (FMI) Unit at the World Bank Group's Finance and Markets Global Practice,... Read more »

Erik Feyen is a Lead Financial Economist in the Finance & Markets Global Practice of the World Bank Group. He heads the Practice... Read more »

Esteban Ferro, a consultant in the Trade and International Integration Unit of the Development Research Group, has been working for the... Read more »
Etienne Kechichian leads the Climate Efficient Industries work within the World Bank Group, which seeks to improve the competitiveness of... Read more »
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Felix is a consultant for the Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance (DRFI) program of the World Bank – GFDRR DRFI program. He focuses on... Read more »
François Bergere is the Program Manager of the Public Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF). PPIAF is a multi... Read more »
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Ganesh Rasagam is Practice Manager at the World Bank Group Global Practice on Trade and Competitiveness. He has 30 years experience ... Read more »

Gerardo Corrochano is Country Director of the World Bank for Colombia and México since July 1, 2014. 

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Gloria M. Grandolini is Senior Director, Finance and Markets Global Practice  of the World Bank Group, since July 1, 2014,... Read more »
Gunhild Berg works in the World Bank Group’s Finance and Markets Global Practice, where she is responsible for the financial sector work... Read more »
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Habib Ahmed is the Sharjah Chair in Islamic Law & Finance at Durham University, United Kingdom. Before joining Durham University in... Read more »
Hannah Yi is a Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Analyst working for the World Bank-GFDRR DRFI Program. Read more »
Hans Shrader is an expert in legal and policy reforms that streamline and rationalize regulation and improve competitiveness. He has 18... Read more »

Harish is a Senior Payment Systems Specialist with the Payment Systems Development Group, at the World Bank (April 2009 to present).... Read more »

Joining the IFC Gender Secretariat as Entrepreneurship Lead, Heather has 11 years of experience in international development and... Read more »
Herbert Samuel is a consultant with infoDev's Climate Technology Program, which is establishing a network of Climate Innovation Centers ... Read more »
Hermione Nevill is an Operations Officer with the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice of the World Bank Group. Read more »
Hillary Eason is an Innovation Consultant with the World Bank's Climate Technology Program (CTP). She specializes in systems analysis,... Read more »
Holti Banka is a consultant with the Payment Systems Development Group. He is also a doctoral candidate in International Development and... Read more »
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Isabelle Huynh is a Senior Operations Officer who works in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Unit at the World Bank.... Read more »
Ivan Nimac is the Head of the Vienna office of the World Bank Group's Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice. The Vienna office serves... Read more »
Mr. Ivan Rossignol is the Chief Technical Specialist, Competitive Industries Practice in the Finance and Private Sector Development (FPD)... Read more »
Ivana Rossi is a Private Sector Development Specialist at the World Bank. In the Financial Market Integrity Unit, she leads a team that... Read more »
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Jamal Ibrahim Haidar is a PhD candidate at the Paris School of Economics, University of Paris-1 Pantheon Sorbonne, and ENSAE-CREST.... Read more »
James Rawlins is an Associate Director at The Carbon Trust, which was set up by the UK Government in 2001 to help the UK... Read more »
Jamie Lee is a Junior Professional Associate in the Investment Climate Department of the World Bank Group. Prior to the World Bank Group,... Read more »
Jana Malinska is a Senior Program Officer at infoDev’s Climate Technology Program and leads development and coordination of the global... Read more »
Jean Lubega Kyazze is the Program Manager for the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice portfolio in South Sudan. She has joined the... Read more »
Jean Pesme is a practice manager in the World Bank Group, Finance & Markets Global Practice. This practice is an integral part of the... Read more »
Jean-Louis Racine is a senior innovation specialist working in the Europe and Central Asia region and the Innovation Technology and... Read more »
Jennifer Chien is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist in the Financial Inclusion team in the Finance & Markets Global Practice. She... Read more »

Dr. Jennifer Isern, Practice Manager, Finance and Markets, Asia Region, World Bank Groupbrings 27 years of exper... Read more »

Jim Thaller is an entrepreneur who believes that the food industry can change the world. He is one of the founders and managing directors... Read more »
Jodi Nelson, director of Impact Planning & Improvement (IPI), leads a central team that creates the guidelines and standards for strategy... Read more »
John Anderson is a Private Sector Development Specialist with the World Bank Group. Since 2011, he has managed the Converting and... Read more »
John is a consultant for infoDev, a global partnership program within the World Bank Group which works at the intersection of innovation,... Read more »
John Perrottet is a Senior Industry Specialist with the International Finance Corporation, in the Trade and Competitiveness Global... Read more »
Jonathan Coony is the co-Global Lead for Green Competitiveness and the Program Coordinator for the Climate Technology Program (CTP) at... Read more »
Jordan Z. Schwartz is Head of the Global Infrastructure Facility and the acting director of the World Bank Group's Singapore office. Read more »
Jorge Coarasa is a Senior Economist with the World Bank Group Investment Climate Department where he focuses on private participation in... Read more »
Joshua Gallo, Senior Municipal Finance Specialist at the World Bank since 2000, leads the World Bank’s global City Creditworthiness... Read more »
Joshua Wimpey joined the Enterprise Analysis team in 2007 after working as a consultant for the World Bank for two years. His prior... Read more »

Senior Financial Sector Specialist at the World Bank (WB); member of the agrifinance global team and leader of WB’s Community of... Read more »

Julia Brethenoux assists in the implementation of infoDev’s Creating Sustainable Businesses program in collaboration with the government... Read more »
Juni Tingting Zhu is a core team member of the Competitive Cities initiative at the World Bank Group. Read more »
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Kalyah Ford is a consultant with infoDev, a global partnership within the World Bank Group that focuses on information technology and... Read more »
Kaori Niina is the Knowledge Management & Communications Specialist of the Investment Climate Unit of the World Bank Group’s Trade ... Read more »
Katerina Koinis works with the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit of the World Bank’s Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice.... Read more »
Since joining the World Bank Group Katerina Leris has worked in the Economic Policy and Debt Department and is currently in the Global... Read more »
Katie Kibuuka is a Financial Sector Specialist in the Finance and Markets Global Practice of the World Bank Group. Since joining the... Read more »
Katrin Schulz joined the Women, Business and the Law project in 2013 where she primarily researches and analyzes legal restrictions on... Read more »
Kiran Afzal is a Private Sector Development Specialist with the World Bank’s South Asia Finance and Private Sector Development Unit,... Read more »
Klaus Tilmes is Director of the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice at the World Bank Group. In that position, he is responsible... Read more »
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Larissa Gray is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist at the World Bank. In the Financial Market Integrity Unit, she helps Bank client... Read more »
Luke Jordan is a Private Sector Development Specialist with the Competitive Industries Practice, based in New Delhi. He works on... Read more »
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Esther Dassanou leads the IFC Gender Secretariat’s work on advancing women’s inclusion in the insurance and financial sectors. She... Read more »
Mahesh Uttamchandani is the Global Solutions Lead for Credit Infrastructure in the Finance and Markets Global Practice.
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Maja is interested in the potential of entrepreneurship and human ingenuity to contribute to economic, environmental and social... Read more »
Marc Hollanders is Special Adviser on Financial Infrastructure at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in Basel, Switzerland. He... Read more »

Marco Nicolì has been working on payment systems and remittances at the World Bank for the past five years. He has worked in several... Read more »

Maria Kim is a Private Sector Development Specialist in the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice of the World Bank Group. Maria... Read more »
Markus Kitzmuller, Economist, PhD, is currently working in the Office of the Chief Economist for South Asia Region of the World Bank Group. Read more »
Marlon Rolston Rawlins is a Financial Sector Specialist in the FIRST Initiative at the World Bank Group. Rawlins has worked on a wide... Read more »
Martha Martinez Licetti leads the Competition Policy Team for the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice at the World Bank Group.... Read more »
Martin Norman is a Senior Private Sector Development Specialist in the Competitive Industries practice of the World Bank Group. Read more »
Mr. Cirasino joined the World Bank in July 1998 and is is Manager of the Financial Infrastructure & Remittances Service Line and Head... Read more »
Mee Jung Kim is a Junior Professional Associate with the World Bank’s East Asia and Pacific, Financial and Private Sector Development... Read more »
Megha Mukim is an Economist working on issues of competitiveness and urban development with the World Bank Group. She has several years... Read more »
Mike is a Business Incubation Specialist with infoDev and joined the team after working with infoDev's Climate Technology Program,... Read more »
Michael A. Grant is a Communications Specialist in the World Bank Group's Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice, focusing on infoDev... Read more »
Michael Fuchs is currently working as a consultant on financial sector development. Until June 2013 he was Advisor and Acting Sector... Read more »
Mike Goldberg started his career as a Peace Corps Small Business Volunteer in Ecuador, and has worked as a project manager for CARE... Read more »
Michael Jarvis is a Senior Private Sector Development Specialist with the World Bank Institute, with an interest in private sector roles... Read more »

Michael Klein is Professor at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in Germany and a Senior Adjunct Professor at the School... Read more »

Mikiko Imai Ollison is a Private Sector Development Specialist at the World Bank Group.  After experiences in the private sector and... Read more »

Milan Brahmbhatt is a Lead Economist in the World Bank's East Asia and Pacific Region and editor of the twice yearly Read more »

Mohammad Amin is a Senior Economist with the Enterprise Analysis Unit at the World Bank Group. His current research interest include... Read more »

Morten Seja is a Consultant in the Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship Global Practice of the Finance and Private Sector... Read more »

Murat Seker is an Economist in the Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship Practice of the Finance and Private Sector Developm... Read more »

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Ms. Mylenko is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist with the Finance & Markets Global Practice of the World Bank Group. Ms... Read more »

Niamh O’Sullivan works in the Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice, focusing on trade, macroeconomics and gender in West Afri... Read more »

Nicolas is a consultant for infoDev's Mobile Innovation for Development and ICT Policy & Regulation programs. He helps to coordinate... Read more »

Creating new ways of experiencing content online is a way of life for Nicole. For more than a decade she has led teams on developing... Read more »

Nihat Gumus is a Financial Sector Specialist in the Finance and Markets Global Practice of the World Bank Group. He is based in Istanbul,... Read more »
Nina Paustian works as a private sector development specialist in the Doing Business Team of the Global Indicators and Analysis unit.... Read more »

Nina is an online communications officer for the World Bank Group's Finance & Markets Global Practice. 

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Nisha Arekapudi joined the World Bank’s Women, Business and the Law  team in 2014. She primarily researches and analyzes... Read more »
Nonatzin is an online communications producer for the Finance and Markets Global Practice. Previously, she worked as a communications... Read more »
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Olivier Mahul is the Program Manager of the World Bank's Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Program, which is co-sponsored by the... Read more »
Oltac Unsal advises governments and various groups at the World Bank on innovation, technology and entrepeneurship. An expert on and a... Read more »
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Paramita Dasgupta is a Practice Manager in the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice at the World Bank Group. Read more »

Parth Tewari is the Lead Private Sector Development Specialist and Head of Operations for the Competitive Industries Practice of the... Read more »

As a short term regulatory reform and PPD consultant with the WBG’s Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice, Patrick Banya is... Read more »
Paula Tavares joined the World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law team in 2010 after working on the Investment Climate... Read more »

Peer Stein, a German national, is with IFC’s Financial Institutions Group as of November 2015. Previously, he was Director... Read more »

Pierre-Laurent Chatain is Lead Financial Sector Specialist at the World Bank.  In 2013, he was appointed coordinator of the... Read more »
Pietro Calice is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist with the Finance & Markets Global Practice of the World Bank Group. In... Read more »

Priyam Saraf is a Private Sector Development Specialist in the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice of the World Bank Group. Sh... Read more »

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Qursum Qasim is a Financial and Private Sector Development Analyst, in the Africa Region (West and Central) of the World Bank's Financial... Read more »
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Raju Singh is the Program Leader, leading and overseeing the World Bank’s work on economic policy, private sector development, and e... Read more »

Rebecca Ruf is responsible for leading peer learning and knowledge programs for the Alliance, particularly in the Latin America region.... Read more »
Ros Grady is a Senior Financial Sector Expert with the Financial inclusion Team, within the Finance and... Read more »
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Salah-Eddine Kandri is currently the Manager for Consumer Services at the International Finance Corporation (IFC – World Bank Group)... Read more »
Sam Raymond is a Consultant with infoDev’s Access to Finance Program. His work with the World Bank Group centers on the development of... Read more »

Samantha Cook is a consultant on the Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance (DRFI) program of the World Bank – GFDRR DRFI program. He... Read more »

Sara Rebollo Ramirez is an Investment Promotion Officer with the Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice of the World Bank Group.... Read more »
Sarah Fathallah is a Financial Sector analyst (JPA) within the World Bank's Financial Inclusion and Infrastructure Global Practice. Prior... Read more »
Sarah Iqbal coordinates the World Bank Group’s Women, Business and the Law project. She joined the World Bank Group in 2008,... Read more »
Dr. Sebastian James, Economist, The World Bank Group Dr. Sebastian James works for the World Bank group as a Tax Specialist. Apart from... Read more »
Selma Rasavac-Avdagic is a Senior Operations Officer with the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice with over 10 years of private... Read more »
Shaun Mann is a Tourism Development Specialist with the World Bank Group’s Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice.  Read more »

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Simon Walley joined the World Bank in 2006 – his role has been varied covering a range of countries from Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle ... Read more »

Sohaib Shahid is an Economist at the World Bank Group’s Trade & Competitiveness (T&C) Global Practice. He is interested in topics... Read more »
Solvej Krause is a consultant on the Responsible Financial Access team in the Finance & Markets Global Practice.
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Stefano Negri is the Practice Manager of the Competitive Industries Global Practice at the World Bank. Read more »
Stephanie Liu is a Junior Professional Associate in the Investment Climate Practice of the World Bank Group. Read more »

Steve Utterwulghe is a Senior Private Sector Development Specialist with the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice of the W... Read more »

Svava Bjarnason is the Senior Education Specialist at the International Finance Corporation (IFC); the private sector arm of the World... Read more »
Swati Ghosh is Economic Adviser in the Macro Fiscal Management Global Practice of the World Bank Group. She has led work on macroeconomic... Read more »
Syed Mohsin Ahmed, Chief Executive Officer of the Pakistan Microfinance Network (PMN), has worked in the microfinance sector for more... Read more »
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Tanja Goodwin is an Economist in the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice of the World Bank Group. She focuses on analytics and... Read more »
Thomas Lammer joined the World Bank Group’s Payment Systems Development Group in 2013 and since then has been working on payment systems... Read more »
Tim Kelly is a Lead ICT Policy Specialist with the World Bank’s ICT sector department and infoDev. He led programs on Creating... Read more »
Timothy Lyman leads CGAP’s Global Policy Architecture Initiative from CGAP’s European Office in Paris. In this capacity, he focuses... Read more »

Toni Eliasz is working as a Task Manager and deals with activities that accelerate the commercialization of mobile innovations in de... Read more »

Tunc Uyanik, the outgoing chair of the Turkey B20 Steering Committee, is the newly appointed CEO of the World SME Forum. For more... Read more »
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Xavi Cirera is an economist in the Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship Global Practice of the World Bank Group. He has more than... Read more »
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Yahya Khan is the Chief Financial Services Officer, Telenor and Head of Easypaisa business in Pakistan.
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Yannick Saleman is a Private Sector Development Consultant with the Competitive Industries Practice, based in New Delhi. He works on... Read more »
Yasmin Bin-Humam joined the Women, Business and the Law team in 2010. She is currently working on the expansion of indicator... Read more »
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Z. Joe Kulenovic is a Senior Private Sector Development Consultant with the World Bank’s Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice.... Read more »
Zamir Iqbal heads the World Bank Global Islamic Finance Development Center in Istanbul. He has more than 25 years of experience of risk... Read more »