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Aaditya Mattoo's picture
Aaditya Mattoo is Research Manager, Trade and Integration, at the World Bank. He specializes in trade policy analysis and the operation of the WTO, and... Read more »
Aakanksha H Pande's picture
Aakanksha Pande is a Young Professionals at the World Bank where she specializes on health nutrition and population issues in the Middle East and North... Read more »
Aaron Rosenberg's picture
Aaron Rosenberg is currently the Chief for Public Affairs at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group... Read more »
Aaron Shakow's picture
Aaron Shakow is Associate Director of the Program in Non-communicable Disease at Partners In Health, where he has played a key role in the organization... Read more »
Aaron Wolf's picture

Aaron Wolf is professor of geography and chair of the Department of Geosciences at Oregon State University.  His research and teaching focus is... Read more »

Aart Kraay's picture
AART KRAAY is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group at the World Bank. He joined the World Bank in 1995 after earning a Ph.D. in economics... Read more »
Aarthi Sivaraman works for the World Bank's Europe and Central Asia unit, where she is works on digital communications. Her Read more »
Aashish Mehta's picture
Aashish Mehta is a development economist and Associate Professor in the Global Studies Department at the University of California-Santa Barbara. ... Read more »
Abayomi Alawode's picture
Mr. Abayomi Alawode joined the World Bank in 1997 and is currently Practice Manager for the Bank’s Financial Systems Global Practice.  Previously,... Read more »
Abdoulaye Seck's picture

Abdoulaye Seck, a Senegalese National, is the World Bank’s Country Manager for Moldova.

Until mid-2011, Seck was on a two-year external... Read more »

Abdoulaye Toure's picture
Abdoulaye Toure is Lead Economist with the World Bank’s Agriculture Global Practice and is based in Abidjan from where he has been leading the seed... Read more »
Abdullah Al-Dailami's picture
Abdullah Al-Dailami is Acting Managing Director of the Social Fund for Development in Yemen. Read more »
Abdulmoez Dbwan's picture
A human rights and civilian activist, a member of the Yemeni parliament and the rapporteur of the Information Committee in Parliament, he participated... Read more »
Abha Joshi-Ghani's picture
Abha Joshi-Ghani is the Director for Knowledge and Learning at the World Bank in the Change Knowledge and Learning Vice Presidency. She headed the Urban... Read more »
Abhas Jha's picture
Abhas Jha is Sector Manager for Transport, Urban and Disaster Risk Management for East Asia and the Pacific for the World Bank. In this capacity, he... Read more »
Abhijeet Singh's picture
Abhijeet Singh is a D.Phil. (Ph.D.) student in Economics, and a Research Officer at the Department of International Development (QEH), at the University... Read more »
Abhilaksh Likhi's picture

Abhilaksh Likhi has more than twenty years of experience in the Indian Administrative Service. He is a Fulbright scholar, holds a Masters... Read more »

Abhishek Gupta's picture
Abhishek Gupta is a consultant at the World Bank. He currently works on projects related to livelihoods enhancement and community driven development in... Read more »
Abir Qasem's picture
Dr. Abir Qasem is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science, and Director of Academic Computing at Bridgewater College. He has a PhD from Lehigh... Read more »
Abul Basher's picture

Md. Abul Basher was born and brought up in the countryside of Bangladesh and had his primary education in a school that did not have any roof. He... Read more »

Achref Aouadi's picture
Achref Aouadi is a 28-year-old Tunisian activist and International Political Economy student. Achref is the founder and President of I Watch, one of the... Read more »
Adam Diehl's picture
Adam is administrator for the IC4D Blog, as well as online communications producer for the World Bank's ICT team. Read more »
Adam Rubinfield's picture

Adam Rubinfield is an Environmental Specialist at the World Bank working with the Corporate Responsibility Program. He works with internal... Read more »

Adam Russell Taylor's picture
Rev. Adam Russell Taylor currently serves as the Lead for the Faith-Based Initiative at the World Bank Group.  Taylor formerly served as the... Read more »
Adam Smith International's picture
Adam Smith International is a global leader in delivering projects that support economic growth and government reform. Read more »
Adam Wagstaff's picture

Adam Wagstaff is Research Manager of the Human Development and Public Services team in the Development Research Group. He holds a DPhil in economic... Read more »

Adarsh Desai's picture
Adarsh has been passionate about leveraging technology and data driven innovations for international development. He has managed programs on Big data... Read more »
Ademola Braimoh's picture
Dr. Ademola Braimoh is a Sustainability Scientist with expertise in soil management, human-environment relationships, land-use modeling and... Read more »
Adiba Sanjana's picture
Adiba Sanjana joined The World Bank, Bangladesh in 2012 and is currently working as a Research Analyst in the South Asia Economic Policy and Poverty... Read more »
Aditi Maheshwari's picture
Aditi Maheshwari is a Climate Change Policy Specialist at the World Bank, focusing on mitigation, finance and the international negotiations. She... Read more »
Adriana Damianova is Lead Environmental Specialist in Europe and Central Asia Region, the Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice of the World... Read more »
Adriana Jaramillo's picture
Adriana Jaramillo is a Senior Education Specialist and Human Development Coordinator for the Skills Employment and Labor Mobility (SELM) Program,... Read more »
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Adriana Kugler's picture
Adriana Kugler is Vice-Provost for Faculty and Full Professor at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy. She was founder and Co... Read more »
Adu-Gyamfi Abunyewa's picture
Adu-Gyamfi Abunyewa is a Senior Procurement Specialist in the Hanoi, Vietnam Office of the Public Integrity and Openness Department, Governance Global... Read more »
Afra Rahman Chowdhury's picture
Afra Rahman Chowdhury, a native of Bangladesh, is currently working with South Asia’s Social Protection team and with Social Inclusion Cluster of Social... Read more »
Agnes Soucat's picture
Agnes Soucat is the Director for Human Development at AfDB. Read more »
Ahamad Tanvirul Alam Chowdhury's picture
Ahamad Tanvirul Alam Chowdhury is an Education Consultant for the Education Global Practice Team in the World Bank and works for Higher Education... Read more »
Ahmad Ahsan's picture
Ahmad Ahsan is a Lead Economist in the East Asia & Pacific Regional Office, World Bank Group. Read more »
Ahmad Iqbal Chaudhary's picture
Ahmad Iqbal Chaudhary currently works with the World Bank's Urban Transport team in Washington DC, where he is preparing case studies on urban transport... Read more »
Ahmadou Aly Mbaye's picture
Professor Ahmadou Aly Mbaye is the Dean of the Centre de Recherches Economiques Appliquées at the University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar. Read more »
Ahmed Galal's picture

Ahmed Galal is currently Managing Director of the Economic Research Forum, a regional research institution covering the Arab countries, Iran and... Read more »

Ahmed Rostom's picture
Ahmed Rostom is a Financial Sector Specialist at The World Bank’s East Asia and Pacific: Finance and Private Sector Development Department (EASFP).... Read more »
Aida Haddad's picture
Aida is a senior executive assistant in the Middle East and North Africa region. She has a B.A. in Arabic literature and a Teaching Diploma. She... Read more »
Aisha Irene Agily's picture
Consultant, Economic Policy, Poverty & Gender, MENA Read more »
Akiko Nakagawa's picture
Akiko Nakagawa is a Senior Environmental Specialist in the World Bank South Asia Region Disaster Risk Management & Climate Change Unit (Washington... Read more »
Alaa Hamed's picture
Senior Health Specialist in the Middle East and North Africa at the World Bank. Alaa joined the Bank in 1998, and has been working in the development... Read more »
Alain Ize's picture
Alain Ize is a consultant on financial development and fiscal and monetary policy, with the World Bank’s Chief Economist Office for Latin America and... Read more »
Alaka Holla's picture

Alaka Holla is an Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist of the Human Development Network. Her area of research is focused on measuring the... Read more »

Alan David Lee's picture
Alan David Lee is an Energy and Climate Change Specialist at the World Bank. He joined the Bank in 2013 through its Young Professionals program, and... Read more »
Alan de Brauw's picture
Alan de Brauw is a Senior Research Fellow in the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute. He has a... Read more »
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Alan Gelb's picture

Alan Gelb is a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development. His recent re... Read more »

Alan Hall's picture
Alan Hall is a Senior Customs and Border Management Specialist who worked as a consultant with the World Bank Group. He has vast Customs experience from... Read more »
Alan Miller's picture

Alan S. Miller is a climate change and global environmental expert with more than 30 years experience. Until his retirement in December 2013, ... Read more »

Alanna Simpson's picture
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Alastair McKechnie's picture

Alastair McKechnie has worked for the past twenty seven years in various positions, his previous position being Country Director for Afghanistan, B... Read more »

Alberto Portugal-Perez's picture
Alberto Portugal-Perez is a senior trade economist with the World Bank Group. He has worked on a variety of development and trade-related issues,... Read more »
Alberto Rodriguez's picture
Alberto Rodriguez is a Country Sector Coordinator and Lead Education Specialist working with the Europe and Central Asia Region, and currently, Acting... Read more »
Albertus Voetberg's picture
Albertus (Bert) Voetberg is a medical doctor from the Netherlands who, prior to joining the World Bank, lived and worked in rural Zambia and Burkina... Read more »
Aldo Tudela's picture
Aldo Tudela Rivadeneyra is a Short Term Consultant working for the World Bank Transportation Department in Mexico City. He studied Civil Engineering at... Read more »
Aleem Walji's picture

Aleem Walji is the director of the World Bank’s Innovation Labs. He oversees open government, transparency, and accountability initiatives with par... Read more »

Alejandro Drexler's picture

Alejandro Drexler is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the McCombs School of Business in the University of Texas at Austin. His research interes... Read more »

Alejandro Guerrero Ruiz's picture
Alejandro Guerrero Ruiz is a public sector management specialist at the Word Bank, currently focusing on tax administration and public finance... Read more »
Alejandro Hoyos Guerrero's picture
Alejandro Hoyos Guerrero is a consultant in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region Transport Unit. He has training in law and Economics complemented... Read more »
Alessandro Magnoli Bocchi's picture

Note: Alessandro is currently on leave from the World Bank.

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Aleta Moriarty's picture

Aleta Moriarty has worked in the fields of gender and communications for the World Bank. She has published books on Australia and Asia and is an aw... Read more »

Alethea H. Dopart is a Consultant with the Education Sector of the World Bank's Human Development Network. She currently works with the front offic... Read more »

Alex Bowen's picture
Dr. Alex Bowen is principal research fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at London School of Economics and... Read more »
Alex Kremer's picture
Alex Kremer has served as Country Manager for Moldova since August 2014. He is based in Chisinau.
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Alex Sienaert's picture
Alex joined the World Bank in 2011 and was posted first to the Government Debt and Risk Management group in the Treasury and then to the Jakarta office... Read more »
Alexander Danilenko's picture
For more than a decade, Mr. Danilenko has been involved in water sector performance assessment and benchmarking reported at Read more »
Alexander Dixon's picture
Alexander Dixon became the Director of DIA (formerly Rockefeller Foundation-Aspen Institute Diaspora Program) in November 2013. In addition to designing... Read more »
Alexander Johannes Huurdeman's picture
Lex Huurdeman is a Senior Oil and Gas Expert at the World Bank. Lex brings senior leadership with over 30 years of global experience in... Read more »
Alexander Lotsch's picture
I am a geographer at the World Bank, where I have worked in the Development Research Group and the Agriculture and Rural Development Department. My work... Read more »
Alexander McPhail's picture
Alexander McPhail is lead water and sanitation specialist in the World Bank's Water Practice. He has worked in the South Asia, Middle East and North... Read more »
Alexander Shakaryan founded his first company in 2005 when he was 22, providing entertainment SMS services, which soon become very popular among... Read more »
Alexander Skinner's picture
Alexander Skinner is a Consultant at the Poverty Global Practice at the World Bank and holds a Masters Degree in International Relations and Economics... Read more »
Alexandra Endara's picture
Alexandra is the Project Coordinator of the Development Marketplace online course “Innovative Business Models for Better Impact.”  Previous to... Read more »
Alexandra Habershon is a consultant with the Stolen Asset Recovery (StAR) Initiative and the World Bank's Public Sector & Governance group, and was... Read more »
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Alexandra Linden's picture
Alexandra Linden has been working as Urban/Regional Planner and Consultant for the private and public sector, NGOs, research... Read more »
Alexandra M. Cech's picture
Alexandra M. Cech is a Consultant with the World Bank’s Competitive Industries Practice, Finance and Private Sector Development. She works on the... Read more »
Alexandre Laure's picture
Alexandre Laure is a private sector development specialist in the Trade & Competitiveness global practice of the World Bank Group. He joined the... Read more »
Alexandria Valerio's picture
Alexandria Valerio is a senior economist in the Education Global Practice at the World Bank Group. She leads global research agendas focused on... Read more »
Alf Jerve's picture

Alf Jerve is a Member of the World Bank Inspection Panel since 2008. He has three decades of research and operational experience in the field of de... Read more »

Alfiya Kaulanova's picture
Alfiya Kaulanova is an analyst at "National Information Technologies" JSC - NIT JSC, based in Astana, Kazakhstan. The company provides IT project... Read more »
Alfredo Baño Leal's picture

Alfredo Baño Leal is a power engineer specialized in power utilities, energy policies, and clean energy technologies. In 2008, he joined the World... Read more »

Alfredo Mier y Teran's picture

Alfredo Mier y Teran is an Economist in the Ministry of Finance in Mexico (SHCP). His research interests are in the fields of Monetary Economics,... Read more »

Ali Zafar's picture
Ali Zafar is currently Senior Economist in the Africa Region of the World Bank and has operational experience in several regions of the World Bank. His... Read more »
Alice Githu's picture
Alice Githu is Senior Youth Development Officer at the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in Kenya. Read more »
Alice Newton graduated from Cambridge University with a double first, before becoming the Henry Fellow at Harvard University. Her development experience... Read more »
Alicia Bárcena's picture
Ms. Bárcena assumed office as the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on 1 July 2008.  ... Read more »
Alina Rocha Menocal's picture
Originally from Mexico, Alina is a Research Fellow in the Politics and Governance Programme at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), with particular... Read more »
Alison Buckholtz's picture
Alison Buckholtz is a writer and editor for Handshake: The World Bank Group's... Read more »
Alison J. Kwong's picture
Alison Kwong works with the Client Services and Communications (CSC) team of the Development Data Group. She joined the World Bank in September 2008... Read more »
Alison Ofotalau's picture

Alison Ofotalau is a Communications Officer  for the World Bank Country Office in Honiara, Solomon Islands. Before she joined the World Bank i... Read more »

Alison Schafer's picture

 Alison Schafer is a multimedia producer with World Bank External Affairs.

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Aliza Marcus's picture
Aliza Marcus is in charge of communications for the Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund at the World Bank. She is a former foreign correspondent with a... Read more »
Alla Morrison's picture
Alla Morrison is a Program Officer in the World Bank Group Finances program.  The program provides financial and operational data about the The... Read more »
Allen Dennis's picture
Allen Dennis is a Senior Economist with the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) at the World Bank, where he contributes to weekly briefs, work... Read more »
Almud Weitz's picture
Ms. Almud Weitz joined the World Bank in 2007 and is currently Principal Regional Team Leader for East Asia and the Pacific and... Read more »
Alok Bhargava's picture
Alok Bhargava (born 13 July 1954, Alwar, India) is an Indian-American econometrician. He studied mathematics at Delhi University and economics and... Read more »
Altan Aldan's picture
Altan Aldan works as an economist in the human development team in the World Bank Ankara Office. He holds Mphil degree in Economics from Tinbergen... Read more »
Alvaro Enrique Pedraza Morales's picture

Alvaro Pedraza is an Economist in the Finance and Private Sector Development Team of the Development Research Group. His research ... Read more »

Alvaro Gonzalez's picture
Alvaro González is Lead Economist in the Financial and Private Sector Development Unit of the World Bank’s Europe and Central Asia Region.  He is a... Read more »
Alys Willman's picture
Alys Willman is a social development specialist for the Read more »
Amadeus Kamagenge's picture

Amadeus Kamagenge is the Head of Systems, Training, Research and Participation at the Tanzania Social Action Fund.

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Amal Talbi's picture
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Amanda Feuerstein's picture
Amanda Feuerstein works in communications at the World Bank spreading the word about the positive impacts human interventions can have on... Read more »
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Amat Al Alim Alsoswa's picture
Amat Al Alim Alsoswa is a Yemeni leader and activist who worked for the UN as a regional director before heading the Executive Bureau.... Read more »
Amelie Constant's picture

Amelie Constant is Program Director of Migration at the Institute for the Stu... Read more »

Amer Lashin's picture
Amer Lashin is the Secretary General of Takamol Foundation for Sustainable Development.  Since his graduation from the Faculty of Urban... Read more »
Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou's picture
Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou, is a Consultant in FPDCE and the core team for the 2014 GFDR. Previously, he worked in the World Bank's treasury group, Middle... Read more »
Amina Semlali's picture
Amina Semlali specializes in skills development and works on Labor Market Integration (with a focus on youth) and Active Labor Market Policies, in the... Read more »
Amine Ghali's picture
Amine Ghali is the Program Director of Al Kawakibi Democracy Transition Center (KADEM) working on issues of democracy, reform and transition in the Arab... Read more »
Aminur Rahman's picture
Aminur Rahman is currently working as a Senior Investment Policy Officer in the Investment Climate Department of the World Bank Group. Previously he... Read more »
Amir Fouad's picture
Amir Fouad is a Research Analyst for the World Bank Group’s Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice, where he helps administer the dissemination... Read more »
Amira Kazem's picture
Amira Kazem is an Operations Officer in Education Sector - Middle East and North Africa region. She supports the education portfolio with a focus on... Read more »
Amit Bhattacharya's picture
Amit Bhattacharya is a senior assistant editor at The Times of India, New Delhi. In a career spanning almost two decades, he has worked for some of the... Read more »
Amit Dar's picture
In July 2014, Amit Dar was appointed Director of the World Bank Group’s Education Global Practice.  In this role he will be overseeing the... Read more »
Amolo is the Managing Director of Digital Divide Data Kenya, DDD's inaugural African venture. Amolo came to DDD from the Bill and Melinda Gates... Read more »
Amparo Ballivián's picture
Amparo Ballivián leads the Open Government Data working group at the World Bank. This is a multidisciplinary group which supports developing and... Read more »
Amrita Chowdhury's picture
I am Amrita Chowdhury, hailing from Kolkata, honors Graduate in Economics from Calcutta University, pursuing PGCHRM with XLRI. My grounding in HR spans... Read more »
Amy Adkins Harris's picture
Amy leads digital communications for the World Bank's Gender Group. Read more »
Amy Ericson's picture
Amy Ericson is US Country President of Alstom, a global leader in electric power and rail transportation technology. She has a background in chemical... Read more »
Amy Muscato's picture
Amy Muscato graduated with a Master of Arts in English Literature from the University of St. Andrews in 2011, and worked as a reference librarian in the... Read more »
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An Thi My Tran's picture
An Thi My Tran (Mỹ An) is an education specialist from World Bank Hanoi office, where she has worked on education issues since February 2009. She... Read more »
Ana Bellver Vazquez-Dodero's picture
Ana Bellver is a Senior Public Management and Governance specialist with the World Bank.  After joining in 2004 as a Young Professional, her career... Read more »
Ana Bucher's picture
Dr. Ana Bucher is climate change specialist with the Environment Department of the World Bank. Currently, she is working on adaptation to climate change... Read more »
Ana C. Mercado y Yunuen Galindo's picture
Ana C. Mercado y Yunuen Galindo tenemos 21 y vivimos en México. Nos conocimos y nos dimos cuenta que aunque veníamos de diferentes carreras, relaciones... Read more »
Ana Cecilia Suárez Pérez's picture
Ana Cecilia Suárez Pérez, colombiana, es estudiante de séptimo semestre de Administración de Negocios en la Universidad EAFIT. Como usuaria de la página... Read more »
Ana Fernandes's picture
Ana Fernandes is Senior Economist in the Development Research Group (Trade and Integration Unit) at the World Bank. Read more »
Ana Gerschenson's picture
Ana Gerschenson es periodista, escribe sobre política para El Cronista y es columnista política del programa "No somos nadie" en Radio La Metro. Estudió... Read more »
Located in World Bank Office in Albania. Full BIO coming soon. Read more »
Ana María Muñoz Boudet's picture
Es especialista en temas de género y una de las autoras del Informe de Desarrollo Mundial 2012 (World Development Report). Ana María ha enfocado su... Read more »
Ana María Oviedo's picture
Economista en la Unidad de Protección Social del Departamento de Desarrollo Humano de la región de América Latina y el Caribe del Banco Mundial. Apoya a... Read more »
Ana Revenga's picture
Ana Revenga is the Senior Director of the Poverty Global Practice at the World Bank Group. 
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Ana Silvia Aguilera's picture
Ana Silvia Aguilera is an Infrastructure Specialist in the Global Partnership of Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) in the World Bank. She works on the... Read more »
Anabel Gonzalez's picture
Anabel Gonzalez, a Costa Rican and US national, has been Senior Director of the World Bank Group Global Practice on Trade and Competitiveness since... Read more »
Anand Rajaram's picture

Anand Rajaram is Sector Manager for public sector and governance work in the Africa region of the World Bank.  He was previously Lead Economist... Read more »

Anand Venkatesan recently completed the joint-degree program at Harvard Business School and the Harvard Kennedy School. He has worked on global health... Read more »
Ananda Galappatti's picture
Ananda Galappatti is a medical anthropologist and Director of Strategy at The Good Practice Group... Read more »
Anasuya Raj's picture

Anasuya Raj joined the World Bank Group as a consultant in January 2013, as part of what was then the International Trade Unit. She has w... Read more »

Anat Lewin's picture

Anat Lewin is an Operations Officer with GICT. Her current work focuses on Middle East and North African countries in ICT data and... Read more »

Anca Bogdana Rusu's picture
Anca Bogdana Rusu is an Analyst in the Competitive Industries Global Practice of the World Bank Read more »
Anca Maria Podpiera's picture

Anca Maria Podpiera is a consultant with the Financial and Private Sector Development, Europe and Central Asia working on institutional structures ... Read more »

Anders Berntell's picture
Anders Berntell is a biologist by training, working within the field of water, environment and development for more than 30 years. Formerly he worked 10... Read more »
Anders Hjorth Agerskov's picture

Anders Hjorth Agerskov heads the World Bank's Preventive Services Unit in the Integrity Vice Presidency. The unit is responsible for provide just-... Read more »

Andre Corterier's picture
Andre Corterier is a senior Financial Sector Specialist in Financial Market Integrity (FMI) Read more »
Andrea Alarcon's picture

Andrea, originally from Colombia, loves reporting in different languages. She’s passionate about writing, web design, travel and international coll... Read more »

Andréa Brochier Machado's picture
Andréa, natural de Porto Alegre (RS), formou-se em direito e fez pós-graduação em gestão da segurança na sociedade democrática. Trabalha desde 1987 como... Read more »
Andrea Coppola's picture
Andrea works as a Country Economist at the World Bank. An Italian national, Andrea holds a PhD from the University of Rome Tor Vergata. He spent the... Read more »
Andrea Gallina's picture
Andrea Gallina is a World Bank Senior Social Development Specialist in Latin America and the Caribbean Region and Coordinator of the "Caribbean Growth... Read more »
Andrea Liverani's picture

Andrea Liverani is a social development specialist with the World Development Report 2010 team, working on institutional and governance aspects of... Read more »

Andrea Zanon's picture
Andrea is a Senior Risk Management Specialist. He joined the World Bank in 2007 and worked on natural gas pipeline and investment advisory in Eastern... Read more »
Andreas Blom's picture

Andreas Blom works as a Lead Economist in the World Bank’s education units in Africa. He supports management in implementing strategies to improve ... Read more »

Andreas Kopp's picture
I am Andreas Kopp, working for the World Bank in Washington. I work for the Sustainable Development Network, in the Department for Energy, Transport and... Read more »
Andrej Popovic's picture
Andrej Popovic is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist in the Financial Inclusion and Infrastructure Practice, within the World Bank Group's Financial... Read more »
Andres Gartner's picture
Andrés works as a junior professional in the World Bank's Latin America and the Caribbean Transport Unit since 2012. He is an economist, specialized in... Read more »
Andrés Liberman's picture

Andrés Liberman is an Assistant Professor of Finance at New York University Stern School of Business. His research focuses on... Read more »

Andrew Beath's picture
Andrew Beath is a Young Professional in the World Bank's Office of the Chief Economist for East Asia and the Pacific. Prior to joining the World Bank in... Read more »
Andrew Burns's picture

Andrew is Manager of the Global Macroeconomic Trends Team of the Development Prospects Group at the World Bank. He is also the lead author and task... Read more »

Andrew Ragatz's picture
Andrew Ragatz is a Senior Education Specialist currently working in the World Bank’s Indonesia office. His passion for education and development... Read more »
Andrew Steer's picture
Andrew Stott's picture
Andrew Stott was Director for Transparency and Digital Engagement for the United Kingdom (UK) Government. He led the work to open up government data and... Read more »
Andrew W. Wyckoff's picture
Andrew W. Wyckoff is the Director of the Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry (STI) at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and... Read more »
Andy Chi Tembon's picture
Andy Chi Tembon is a Senior Health Specialist at the World Bank, and the Task Team Leader for a school health project supported by the Global... Read more »
Andy Kotikula's picture

Andy is an Economist in the Economic Policy Unit of the South Asia Region of the World Bank.

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Andy Shuai Liu's picture
Andy Shuai Liu is an online communications producer with the World Bank focusing on issues related to the environment, energy and natural resources.... Read more »
Angel Gurría's picture
Angel Gurría is the Secretary-General of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Born on May 8th, 1950, in Tampico, Mexico, Angel... Read more »
Angel Melguizo's picture
Angel Melguizo is a former Pension Coordinator and Lead Specialist with the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D.C. His is currently a... Read more »
Angela Bekkers is infoDev's Senior Communications Officer and focuses on infoDev's communications, branding, outreach, media, and overall external... Read more »
Angela Crandall's picture
Angela Crandall supports infoDev (GICT) 's Climate Technology Program. Angela has also been involved in corporate outreach to engage businesses in... Read more »
Angela Elzir's picture
Angela joined the Human Development Network and Social Protection Unit in August 2010 as a Research Analyst based in the World Bank Lebanon Country... Read more »
Angela Merkel's picture
Angela Merkel has been Federal Chancellor of Germany since 2005. Read more in her Read more »
Angela Walker's picture
Angela Walker is an adviser in staff engagement and internal communications in the World Bank Group’s External and Corporate Relations unit. Read more »
Angelica Thumala's picture
Maria Angelica Thumala is a Lecturer in Sociology at the Catholic University of Chile and Research Associate at the Centre for Criminology of the... Read more »
Angie Gentile's picture

Angie Gentile is Head of Communications for the Concessional Finance & Global Partnerships Vice Presidency, the unit that oversees the rep... Read more »

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Anil Sinha's picture
Anil Sinha is Regional Head Inclusive Business South Asia based in New Delhi. He was till recently, the Regional Head of Advisory Services in South Asia... Read more »
Anil Swarup's picture
Anil Swarup is Director of General at the Ministry of Labour & Employment in India. Read more »
Aniqah Jasmine Khan's picture

Aniqah Jasmine Khan joined the World Bank in 2003 based in the Bangla... Read more »

Aniruddha Dasgupta's picture

Aniruddha (Ani) Dasgupta is the Global Director of the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. Ani guides the Center in developing environmentally,... Read more »

Anita Ayers Henderlight's picture

Meeting some of the “Lost Boys of Sudan” in 2005 along with co-founders of New Sudan Education Initiative (NESEI) in 2006 propelled Anita... Read more »

Anita Gordon's picture
Anita Marangoly George's picture
Anita Marangoly George is Senior Director of the World Bank Group’s Global Practice on Energy and Extractive Industries. In this position, she provides... Read more »
Anjali Fleury's picture
Anjali Fleury is a consultant for KNOMAD and supports the Gender Cross-Cutting Theme. As a social worker and micro-finance practitioner, Anjali worked... Read more »
Anjan Thakor's picture
Anjan Thakor is the John E. Simon Professor of Finance and Director of the PhD Program at Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis. He... Read more »
Ankur Huria's picture
Ankur Huria is a Senior Trade Logistics Specialist with Trade and Competitiveness Practice of the IFC/World Bank Group. Since 2008, he has worked on... Read more »
Anna Delgado Martin's picture
Anna works in the Water Unit on the initiative "Quantifying the Tradeoffs of the Water and Energy Nexus" and she recently co-authored the working paper ... Read more »
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Anna Lerner's picture
Anna is an energy and ICT specialist with the World Bank, with extensive energy, clean tech, urban development and environment sector expertise.... Read more »
Anna Okola's picture

Anna Okola is a Transport Engineer for the Latin America & Caribbean Region at the World Bank and has worked on rural, inter-urban and urban tr... Read more »

Anna Reva's picture
Anna Reva is an operations officer at the World Bank’s Poverty Reduction and Equity Department. She has done research on innovation, climate change and... Read more »
Anne Dronnier's picture
Anne Dronnier is a Communications Officer in the World Bank's Africa Region dedicated to art and development and where the two intersect. Read more »
Anne Elicaño's picture
Anne is the World Bank Group’s Online Lead for education, social protection, and labor. Previously, she was the web editor handling the World Bank’s... Read more »
Anne Senges's picture
Anne is the online web and social media editor for Francophone Africa. A former journalist, she covered Hollywood, Silicon Valley, America's middle... Read more »
Anne-Katrin Arnold's picture

Anne-Katrin Arnold is Communications Officer in the World Bank's External Affairs Operational Communication department (EXTOC), where she works on ... Read more »

Annette De Kleine Feige's picture
Annette De Kleine Feige, is a Senior Economist for the Development Prospects Group (DECPG). She is lead author of the Weekly Brief and contributes to... Read more »
Annette Kinitz's picture
Annette has been working in the Development Data Group’s Statistical Development and Partnerships team since 2007.  She develops and manages... Read more »
Anshul Pachouri's picture

Anshul Pachouri is currently working with a global consulting firm in its strategy practice. He has also worked with Economic Advisory Council to P... Read more »

Anthony Earley's picture

Anthony Earley is the chairman and CEO of PG&E Corporation. Earley joined PG&E in September 2011 after 17 years at Detroit-based DTE Energy... Read more »

Anthony Lambkin's picture
Anthony is the Technical Lead for infoDev's Climate Technology Program, which is establishing a network of Climate Innovation Centers (CIC) in... Read more »
Antoine Coste's picture
Antoine Coste is a trade analyst in the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice of the World Bank Group, which he joined as a consultant in 2011. He... Read more »
Antoine Jaoude's picture
Antoine Jaoude is a Communications Associate at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political... Read more »
Antoinette Schoar's picture

Antoinette Schoar is the Michael M. Koerner (49’) Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management. She holds a PhD in Ec... Read more »

Anton Dobronogov's picture
Anton Dobronogov is a Senior Economist at the Global Practice for Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management of the World Bank. Prior to joining the... Read more »
Antonio Cordella's picture
Antonio Cordella is a Lecturer at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), where he is responsible for the graduate courses on e... Read more »
Antonio Moneo is Knowledge Management consultant at the Knowledge & Learning Department at the Inter-American Development Bank (Washington, DC). He... Read more »
Antonio Nucifora's picture
Antonio Nucifora is the World Bank’s Lead Country Economist for Brazil.  Since joining the Bank, he has worked on Central and Eastern European... Read more »
Antonio Rodríguez Serrano's picture
Antonio Rodríguez Serrano is Senior Water and Sanitation Specialist from The World Bank Read more »
Anuja Utz's picture
 Anuja Utz is Senior Operations Officer at the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) based in Marseille, France. As Program Leader for the... Read more »
Anupam Joshi's picture
Anupam is a trained ecologist having wide experience in the fields of ecosystem analysis, biodiversity conservation, protected area management, habitat... Read more »
Anupama Dokeniya's picture

Anupama Dokeniya is a consultant on governance and accountability issues. She previously worked as a Governance Specialist in the Public... Read more »

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Anushay Hossain's picture

Anushay Hossain began her career in women's rights as an intern at the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) where she worked on microfinance... Read more »

Anushka Thewarapperuma's picture
Anushka works at infoDev, a global partnership program at the World Bank focusing on technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. She task manages... Read more »
Anushka Wijesinha's picture
Anushka Wijesinha is a Research Economist at the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, working on private sector development, SMEs, economic... Read more »
Anwar Shah's picture
Dr. Anwar Shah is Director of the Centre for Public Economics, Chengdu/Wenjiang, China and also serves as an advisor/consultant to the World Bank and... Read more »
Aparajita Goyal's picture
Aparajita Goyal is an Economist in the Agriculture Global Practice of the World Bank in Washington DC. Her work focuses on microeconomic issues of... Read more »
Aparnaa Somanathan's picture
Aparnaa Somanathan is a senior economist in the World Bank's East Asia and Pacific Human Development Unit. She has worked on health financing and health... Read more »
Apurva Sanghi's picture
Based in Nairobi, Apurva is the World Bank’s Lead Economist for Kenya, Rwanda and Eritrea. Prior to that, he led the economic growth cluster of the... Read more »
Aquiles Almansi is a Lead Financial Sector Specialist in the Financial Architecture and Banking Systems Unit (FFSAB), Financial Systems Global Practice,... Read more »
Arastoo Khan's picture

Arastoo Khan is Additional Secretary, Economic Relations Division of the Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh. He is also the Focal Point ... Read more »

Arathi Sundaravadanan's picture
Arathi Sundaravadanan is an online communications officer at the World Bank Institute. Read more »
Aref Adamali's picture
Aref Adamali works as a regional economist for the Trade and Competitiveness Practice of the World Bank Group, based in Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to this,... Read more »
Ari Huhtala's picture
Ari is an economist from Finland and he has spent most of his life in development work, first in the field of industrial development and technology... Read more »
Arianna Legovini's picture
Arianna Legovini is the manager of Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) in the research department of the World Bank Group. Arianna has dedicated the... Read more »
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Ariel Yepez's picture
Ariel Yepez joined the Bank in 2008. As a senior energy specialist he is responsible for identifying, proposing and implementing energy projects... Read more »
Arish Dastur's picture

Arish is an Urban Specialist at the World Bank working with countries in the East Asia and Pacific Region. His work spans issues of national... Read more »

Aristomene Varoudakis's picture
Aristomene Varoudakis is currently Economic Adviser at the Office of the World Bank Chief Economist. He has previously served as a Lead Economist and... Read more »
Arjan de Haan's picture

Arjan de Haan is a development expert who focuses on public policy and poverty in Asia. He leads the IDRC program Supporting Inclusive Growth, mana... Read more »

Arleen Seed's picture
Arleen Cannata Seed was recruited to the World Bank after having spent nearly 10 years working in Africa, as the Regional ICT Officer for UNICEF’s... Read more »
Arnab Bandyopadhyay's picture
Arnab Bandyopadhyay works as a Senior Transport Engineer for the World Bank's South Asia Transport Unit. Mr. Bandyopadhyay holds a Bachelor's... Read more »
Arshad Sayed's picture

At the time he was writing on this blog, Arshad Sayed was the World Bank Country Manager for Mongolia. Previously, in the Bank he had worked on is... Read more »

Artavazd Hakobyan's picture
Artavazd Hakobyan is a Food Safety Specialist in the Agriculture Global Practice and Global Food Safety Partnership, where he promotes public-private... Read more »
Artem Kolesnikov's picture
Artem Kolesnikov is the Online Producer and Russian Editor at the World Bank. Since joining the Bank in 2003, Artem worked as a public... Read more »
Artessa Saldivar-Sali's picture
Artessa Saldivar-Sali is a Civil Engineer with expertise in urban environment as well as disaster risk management and was assessing government policy in... Read more »
Arturo Ardila's picture
Arturo Ardila has been team leader for an extensive array of projects most notably the Quito Metro Line One Project, the Mexico Urban Transport... Read more »
Arturo Muente-Kunigami's picture

Arturo joined the World Bank in 2006. He is currently involved in investment projects and analytical work across a wide range of topics, ... Read more »

Arun Agrawal's picture
Arun Agrawal teaches environmental politics at the University of Michigan in the School of Natural Resources and Environment. He is particularly... Read more »
Arup Banerji's picture
Dr. Arup Banerji is the World Bank’s Senior Director for Social Protection and Labor, overseeing the World Bank’s strategy and knowledge work on... Read more »
Arvind Jain's picture
Arvind Jain joined the Enterprise Analysis Unit in 2008. Prior to joining the Bank/IFC, Arvind worked as a Statistician at the RAND Corporation working... Read more »
Asa Torkelsson's picture
Based in Nairobi, Asa Torkelsson currently leads the integration of gender for the World Bank Kenya program. Throughout her career she has worked on... Read more »
Ashi Kathuria's picture

Ashi Kathuria is a consultant in South Asia Human Development based in the India Office.

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Ashis Kumar Das's picture
Ashis Das is a Health Specialist at the World Bank, who works on impact evaluation and innovative health systems strengthening initiatives. He is... Read more »
Ashish Khanna's picture
Ashish Khanna is the India energy team leader in the World Bank's South Asia Sustainable Development Department. Read more »
Ashish Narain is a Senior Economist in the World Bank Africa region. Read more »
Ashma Basnyat's picture
Ashma Basnyat is a consultant for the South Asia Sustainable Development department of the World Bank.  She has contributed to a number of unit... Read more »
Ashok Kumar's picture
Ashok Kumar is a Senior Highway Engineer in the Transport Sector at the World Bank; with a focus in South Asia. He is a highly qualified highway... Read more »
Ashok Sarkar's picture
Ashok Sarkar works as a Senior Energy Specialist in the World Bank’s Energy Anchor Unit, where he coordinates the strategic efforts for scaling up... Read more »
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Asif Islam's picture
Asif Islam is a Consultant with the Enterprise Analysis Unit at the World Bank Group. His research experience encompasses private sector development,... Read more »
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt's picture

Asli Demirgüç-Kunt is the Director of Research in the World Bank. After joining the Bank in 1989 as a Young Economist, she has held different posit... Read more »

Asli Gurkan's picture
Asli Gurkan is a Social Development Specialist at the Social Development Department, the World Bank. Her specialization and interest areas are... Read more »
Asma Lateef's picture
Asma Lateef is Director of the Bread for the World Institute, the research and policy analysis education wing that underpins the advocacy work of Bread... Read more »
Asumani Guloba's picture
Asumani Guloba is an Economist in the World Bank office in Zambia. Previously, he served as an economist in the World Bank Uganda office. He holds a PhD... Read more »
Athena Ballesteros's picture

Maria Athena R. Ballesteros is the Manager of WRI’s International Financial Flows and the Environment Project. She is a long-time climate,... Read more »

Atiur Rahman's picture
Atiur Rahman is Governor of the Central Bank of Bangladesh. Read more »
Aude-Sophie Rodella's picture
Aude-Sophie is an Economist at the Poverty Reduction, Gender and Equity unit in the Latin America and Caribbean region. She focuses on vulnerability,... Read more »
Audrey Liounis is a Communications Officer in the Bank's operational communications group. Read more »
Audrey Sacks's picture
Audrey Sacks is an extended term consultant in the World Bank Institute's Governance Practice currently focusing on political economy, procurement... Read more »
Augusto de la Torre's picture
Before his appointment as the region’s chief economist, Augusto de la Torre was a senior advisor responsible for financial matters in Latin America and... Read more »
Augusto Lopez-Claros's picture
Augusto Lopez-Claros is the director of Global Indicators and Analysis at the World Bank. He was chief economist and director of the Global... Read more »
Aurelien Kruse's picture
Aurélien is an economist in the Nairobi office of the World Bank, where he works on Somalia, Burundi and Kenya (leading the Bank's work on Kenya's... Read more »
Aurelio Menéndez's picture
Aurelio Menéndez is the World Bank's manager for the Latin American and Caribbean transport sector. As part of his duties he supervises key regional... Read more »
Aurora Ferrari's picture
Aurora Ferrari is a Practice Manager in the Finance & Markets Global Practice for Europe and Central Asia and Middle east and North Africa countries... Read more »
Austin Kilroy's picture
Austin Kilroy is a Private Sector Development Specialist in the Trade & Competitiveness practice of the World Bank. He currently works with several... Read more »
Avinash Dixit's picture
Avinash Dixit is John J. F. Sherrerd ’52 University Professor of Economics Emeritus at Princeton University. He is also a Distinguished Adjunct... Read more »
Axel van Trotsenburg's picture
Axel van Trotsenburg assumed the role of World Bank East Asia and Pacific Regional Vice President on February 1, 2013. He oversees a portfolio of over... Read more »
Ayodeji Oluwole Odutolu's picture
Dr. Ayodeji  Oluwole Odutolu is a Senior Health Specialist in the Africa Region at the World Bank. He is a medical graduate of Obafemi Awolowo... Read more »