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Samia Msadek

Samia Msadek, Director Governance Global Practice
Samia Msadek was appointed on July 1, 2014 Director in the newly created  Governance Global Practice Group and is in charge of the Public Resource Mobilization and Management Department. In her new role she is leading the Financial Management agenda in the public and private sectors in the World Bank Group’s member countries and her goal is to use global knowledge to meet local needs with efficiency and effectiveness. 

A Tunisian national, she joined the World Bank Group in 1998 as Financial Management Specialist in the Rural Development, Water and Environment Sector in the Middle East & North Africa (MNA) region.  She has since then held different positions in the institution including Manager, Financial Management in MNA and East Asia and Pacific (EAP) regions and Director of Operational Services and Quality and Director Operations and Strategy in the Europe & Central Asia (ECA) region.

Before joining the Bank, she spent 15 years including 12 years with Arthur Andersen in the accounting, auditing and business consulting areas covering a wide range of line of services in a variety of sectors. Over the last 30 years she worked extensively with public and private institutions and International Organizations, to enhance Public Financial Accountability and advocated with passion and professionalism for enhanced transparency and adherence to good governance principles to eradicate poverty and achieve better shared prosperity.