Miquel Dijkman is a Lead Financial Sector Specialist in the Finance, Competitiveness, and Innovation Global Practice at the World Bank Group for the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region.
He is currently program manager of the Vienna-based Financial Sector Advisory Center (FinSAC), which is part of the World Bank’s Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Global Practice. FinSAC supports select client countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia in building more resilient financial sectors through the provision of bilateral technical assistance, knowledge events and analytical work. He joined the World Bank in 2009 and has worked on a broad range of financial stability-related topics in client countries worldwide. He has contributed to and led technical assistance missions covering banking supervision, regulation and legislation, the financial sector safety net and crisis preparedness, non-performing loan resolution and systemic risk analysis. He has participated in twelve Financial Sector Assessment Programs (FSAPs), including the 2017 China FSAP Update, which he led on behalf of the World Bank.
Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked at Central Bank of the Netherlands, and as a national central bank expert at the European Central Bank. He holds graduate degrees from Radboud University in international economics and development studies.