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Philip E. Karp

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Advisor, Office of the Regional Vice President East Asia And Pacific
Philip Karp is currently Advisor, Office of the regional vice president in East Asia and the Pacific in the World Bank. Previously, he was Regional Coordinator for East Asia and the Pacific at the World Bank Institute (WBI), the unit of the World Bank responsible for training, knowledge management, and capacity building and was based in Beijing. Mr. Karp has held several unit management positions at WBI.   In China, Mr. Karp’s work focused on supporting China’s increasing role in South-South learning and technical cooperation, particularly with Africa.  He also assisted Chinese government agencies and training institutions in enhancing the use of modern information and communication technologies to support domestic and international knowledge and learning networks.  Mr. Karp holds a BA degree from Clark University and a MPP degree from the University of California at Berkeley.