Ian Walker is a Lead Economist in the Latin Aamerica and Caribbean Social Protection team. Trained at Oxford in the UK, he joined the World Bank in 2005. Prior to joining the Bank, he lived for 17 years in Honduras, where he led the development consulting company, ESA Consultores; was principal economic advisor to two Honduran governments; and taught on the Central America Postgraduate Economics and Development Planning Program. At the Bank, Mr. Walker has been team leader for Development Policy Loans in Peru and Ecuador, for investment lending in Brazil and for AAA studies of nutrition and social protection in Ecuador, Bolivia, Brazil and Peru.
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