Country Director, Sri Lanka and the Maldives
Diariétou Gaye has been the World Bank's country director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives since January 2011. A Senegalese national, Gaye joined the Bank in January 1996 as a country economist after serving 10 years in the Ministry of Finance in Senegal. She has since held various positions, including country manager for Benin and Togo for the Bank from 2002-06 and senior desk economist at the IMF. She also served on secondment to the African Development Bank as the regional director for Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, and Seychelles.
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