Practice Manager, Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management, World Bank
Albert G. Zeufack is Practice Manager in the Global Practice for Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management of the World Bank. He is also the Acting Global Lead and Community of Practice Leader for the Management of Natural Resource Rents. Prior to assuming this position in July 2014, he was the Sector Manager for Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) for Central and East Africa. Between 2008 and 2012, he was the Director of Research and Investment Strategy/Chief Economist for Khazanah Nasional Berhad, a Malaysian sovereign fund, based in Kuala Lumpur. Prior to joining Khazanah, he was the World Bank's Acting Lead Economist for South-East Asia based in Bangkok. He joined the World Bank through the Young Professional Program in 1997 and has since worked in DECRG and in Operations across 5 regions. He has published books and numerous articles in academic journals, is member of the Advisory Board of the Natural Resources Governance Institute, and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Network. Prior to starting a World Bank career, he taught Economics and Applied Econometrics at the University of Clermont-Ferrand where he received his Ph.D. in Economics with the highest distinction in 1996.