Director, World Bank Group
Paul Bermingham was appointed Director of Operations Services in the Operations Policy and Country Services vice-presidency of the World Bank in June 2010. He was the Bank’s Country Director for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova from 2004 to 2008, based in Kyiv in Ukraine. He was previously Director, Financial Management in OPCS from 2001 to 2004. An Irish national, he joined the World Bank in 1994, and worked for some years in infrastructure, private sector development, and public enterprise reform. Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked for governments, development agencies, and in the private sector for several years. He has lived and worked in developing and transition countries for more than fifteen years. He is a business studies graduate of Trinity College Dublin, holds a higher diploma in education from the National University of Ireland, and is a former Fellow of the Irish Institute of Chartered Accountants.