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Nicolas Peltier-Thiberge

Nicolas Peltier-Thiberge
Nicolas Peltier-Thiberge, a French national, is a Practice Manager for Transport covering the Middle East and North Africa region as well as West Africa.
 
Mr. Peltier-Thiberge joined the Bank in 2002 as a Young Professional. He spent 10 years in the World Bank operations, first in the MNA region working on Maghreb countries, then in Latin America where he managed several operations in Peru, Chile, Haiti and Mexico, and finally in Africa, working in Nigeria as well as on a complex regional transport and trade facilitation program in Cameroun, Chad and the Central African Republic.
 
Mr. Peltier brings extensive experience in rural infrastructure, territorial development, logistics and emergency operations. He was the task team leader for the World Bank emergency operation following the 2010 Haiti earthquake. This project received the US Treasury Development Impact Honor award for its post-earthquake structural building assessment activities. Under his leadership, the Peru Second Rural Roads project also received a 2010 Good Practice IEG Award for the gender dimension.
 
During the years 2012-2015, Mr. Peltier served as a Portfolio Assistant in the Office of the President of the World Bank Group where he focused more particularly on the Africa and South Asia regions, as well as on climate change and on United Nations-World Bank Group collaboration.
 
He holds a MEng from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in France, as well as a MS in Technology and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Peltier-Thiberge was a desk officer for the World Bank and the African Development Bank in the French Treasury.