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K.M. Maqsoodul Mannan's picture
K.M. Maqsoodul Mannan joined the World Bank in 1987 as Transport Specialist in the Energy and Infrastructure Team till April 2004 and joined as a... Read more »
Kaaze Mutoni Karasanyi is a communications consultant with infoDev, a global entrepreneurship and innovation program in the World Bank Group. Formerly... Read more »
Kabine Komara's picture
Kabine Komara is the High Commissioner of the Senegal River Basin Development Organization (OMVS).  Read more »

Kai Bucher is a Communications Officer at CGAP, the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor works toward a world in which everyone has access to the ... Read more »

Kai Kaiser's picture

Kai Kaiser has been Senior Economist with the World Bank in Manila since early 2012, where his engagement has focused primarily on issues of public... Read more »

Kai-Uwe Barani Schmidt's picture
Kai-Uwe Schmidt is the Carbon Finance-Assist (CF-Assist) Team Leader in the World Bank Institute Climate Change Practice. As CF-Assist Team Leader, Kai... Read more »
Kaleesha Rajamantri's picture

Kaleesha Rajamantri is an STC Online Communications Coordinator in the World Bank's Colo... Read more »

Kalesh Kumar's picture
Kalesh was born in Kerala, India and was educated in Kerala and Delhi. After graduation in Economics, he secured a MBA. Kalesh has worked in various... Read more »
Kalpana Kochhar's picture
Kalpana Kochhar was appointed the Chief Economist for the South Asia Region (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri... Read more »
Kalyah Ford's picture
Kalyah Ford is a consultant with infoDev, a global partnership within the World Bank Group that focuses on information technology and entrepreneurship... Read more »
Kamel Braham's picture
Kamel Braham is a World Bank Program Leader based in Rabat, Morocco. Prior to joining the Bank in 2006, Mr. Braham was a Director of the University... Read more »
Kamilah Morain's picture
Kamilah A. Morain joined the Haiti Relief Organization (J/P HRO) team in May of 2012. She is a community development professional with 8 years of... Read more »
Kanthan Shankar's picture

Kanthan Shankar, an Indian national, is the Country Manager for the World Bank Group's first office in Myanmar. Mr. Shankar assumed his post in... Read more »

Kanza Azeemi's picture
Kanza Azeemi is pursuing undergraduate studies in Economics at Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan. She writes for newspapers in Pakistan... Read more »
Kaori Niina's picture
For the past two years, Kaori has been working as a finance and private sector development (FPD) analyst at the International Trade and Investment Unit... Read more »
Kaori Oshima's picture
Kaori works in the Social Development Department of the World Bank. Before taking the current assignment, she was a consultant with Education team,... Read more »
Kara Schoeffling's picture
The author of this piece, Kara Schoeffling, is the Director of Communications, Partnerships & Programs for Read more »
Kara Watkins's picture
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Karen Azeez's picture
Karen works for the World Bank's Sustainable Development Unit. Read more »
Karen Vega's picture

Karen works with the Innovation Practice on the Development Marketplace at the World Bank. Before joining the World Bank Karen held supervisory and... Read more »

Karen Wachtel Nielsen's picture

spent her early years growing up in Manila and Bangkok. She earned an... Read more »

Karim Badr El-Din's picture
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Karin Christiansen's picture
Karin Christiansen is the Director of Publish What You Fund.  Prior to setting up Publish What You Fund she worked as the Policy... Read more »
Karin Erika Kemper's picture
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Karin Rives's picture

Karin works at the World Bank's Climate Policy and Finance department where she manages web pages and other digital channels on climate change... Read more »

Karin Shepardson's picture
Karin Shepardson is a program manager in the World Bank’s Climate Policy and Finance Department. She is currently responsible for leading a team... Read more »
Karina Manasseh's picture

Karina Manasseh works in the South Asia External Affairs Department at the World Bank. Prior to joining the Bank she worked as an Associate at... Read more »

Karl Galing's picture
Mr. Karl Galing is a Water and Sanitation Specialist of the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) of the World Bank. He currently serves as the Country... Read more »
Karl Kendrick Chua's picture

Dr. Karl Kendrick Chua is the senior country economist of the World Bank for the Philippines.  His work focuses on tax policy and administrati... Read more »

Karla Dominguez Gonzalez's picture
Karla Dominguez Gonzalez is a MSc Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has been working mainstreaming... Read more »
Karla Gonzalez Carvajal's picture

Ms. Carvajal is a specialist in the subject of negotiation and alternative dispute resolution. She obtained her MBA with an emphasis on Marketing a... Read more »

Karla Hoff's picture
Karla Hoff is a Co-Director of the World Development Report 2015 on Mind and Culture and a... Read more »
Karlygash Dairabayeva's picture
Karlygash Dairabayeva is a consultant at the World Bank in Washington, DC. She is a development economist with more than 8 years of experience in public... Read more »
Kaspar Richter's picture

Kaspar Richter, a German national, is the World Bank’s lead economist for the Russian Federation, and Country Sector Coordinator in the Poverty Re... Read more »

Kate Bridges's picture
Kate is a Governance and Public Sector specialist working with the World Bank in Zambia. She routinely engages with government, civil society, private... Read more »
Kate Dooley's picture
Kate Dooley is Senior Advocacy Adviser – Post-2015 & Multilateral Institutions, at Save the Children. She provides strategic leadership on the post... Read more »
Katerina Leris's picture
Since joining the World Bank Group Katerina Leris has worked in the Economic Policy and Debt Department and is currently in the Global Indicators and... Read more »
Katherine C. Heller's picture
Katherine Heller is a Social Development Specialist, focusing on the social and gender dimensions of extractive industries. Her experience in the sector... Read more »
Katherine Patrick's picture
Katherine Patrick is a Junior Professional Associate for the World Bank’s East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) region and a core team member of the... Read more »
Kathleen Beegle's picture

Kathleen Beegle is a Lead Economist in the World Bank Africa Chief Economist office. Her research interest includes the measurement of poverty dyna... Read more »

Kathleen Gaertner Mignano's picture
With over seven years of experience in international development, Kathy has in-depth knowledge in the field of inclusive business. She identifies IFC... Read more »
Kathrin Frauscher's picture
Kathrin Frauscher is Operations Officer for WBI's Open Government group.  She has worked in the sectors of Public Administration, specifically in... Read more »
Kathy Eales's picture
Kathy Eales is an institutional specialist, with a particular interest in how best to provide affordable and effective water and sanitation services in... Read more »
Katia Herrera Sosa's picture
Katia Herrera Sosa is an economist and joined the World Bank as a Young Professional in 2012.  She has worked in the Africa and the Europe and... Read more »
Katia Vostroknutova's picture
Katia is a country economist based in Vientiane, Lao PDR. She joined the Bank in 2003 as a Young Professional and since worked in the World Development... Read more »
Katja Iversen's picture
Katja Iversen joined Women Deliver as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in March 2014. Iversen, an internationally recognized expert on development and... Read more »
Katrin Schulz's picture
Katrin Schulz joined the Women, Business and the Law project in 2013 where she primarily researches and analyzes legal restrictions on women’s work... Read more »
Katsuyoshi Tachiiri's picture
立入 勝義 - Katsuyoshi “Will” Tachiiri
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Kaushal Jhalla - Consultant, Innovation Practice.

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Kaushik Basu's picture
Kaushik Basu became Senior Vice President for Development Economics and World Bank Chief Economist on October 1, 2012. Prior to that, he was Chief... Read more »
Kavita Watsa's picture

As a Communications Officer in the World Bank’s Africa Human Development department, Kavita works on health, education, and social protection. Prio... Read more »

Ke Fang's picture

Dr. Ke Fang is a Lead Transport Specialist currently based in New Delhi. His primary areas of expertise include urban and regional planning, transp... Read more »

Kedar Joshi's picture
Kedar Joshi is a Monitoring & Evaluation as well as Fiduciary Risk and Accountability Expert. He is a former Executive Director of Management... Read more »
Kees Kostermans's picture
Kees Kostermans, M.D., M.P.H., is Lead Public Health Specialist for the South Asia region at the World Bank, where he works on health programs in... Read more »
Keijiro Otsuka's picture
Kei Otsuka is a Professor of Development Economics at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo. He joined DECVP last April... Read more »
Keiko Saito's picture

Keiko Saito is a Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Specialist with the GFDRR Labs team. She specializes in the application of geospatial data for disa... Read more »

Keisuke Iyadomi's picture
Keisuke Iyadomi joined the Bank in January 2012. With nine years of experience dealing with climate change and carbon markets, he is supporting climate... Read more »
Keith Garrett's picture
Keith Garrett is a Private Sector Development Specialist with the Africa, Finance and Private Sector Development unit. He previously served as a United... Read more »
Keith Hansen's picture
Keith Hansen is one of two Global Practices Vice Presidents at the World Bank Group. Keith's key responsibilities include the set-up and oversight of... Read more »
Keith McLean's picture
Keith Mclean is a Lead Social Development Specialist in the World Bank Institute’s Social Accountability Practice. Keith coordinates the programs... Read more »
Kelly Alderson's picture
Kelly Alderson is a Communications Officer for the Oil, Gas and Mining Unit (SEGOM) in the Sustainable Energy Department of the World Bank Group. ... Read more »
Kelsey Jack's picture
Kelsey Jack received her Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University in 2010, followed by a post-doctoral appointment at MIT with the Jameel Poverty... Read more »
Ken Andrasko's picture

Ken Andrasko works in the World Bank's Carbon Finance Unit and is part of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) team, where he is helping&n... Read more »

Ken Opalo's picture
Ken is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Political Science at Stanford. Ken's research focuses on the political economy of development, elections,... Read more »
Kennan Rapp's picture
Kennan W. Rapp is a Sr. Social Development Specialist with the Carbon Finance Unit in the Climate Policy and Finance Department (CPF). His main... Read more »
Ken received a B.S. in zoology from Cornell and a doctorate at The Johns Hopkins University. He was a Peace Corps volunteer in Colombia and has traveled... Read more »
Kenneth Kraemer's picture
Kenneth L. Kraemer is a Research Professor in the Paul Merage School of Business, Associate Director of the Center for Research on... Read more »
Kenneth M. Chomitz's picture
Kenneth Chomitz is a Senior Advisor in the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank, where he is leading a series of evaluations of the Bank’s... Read more »
Kerina Wang's picture
Kerina Biou Wang works in the Governance Global Practice at the World Bank. Prior to joining the World Bank, Kerina managed strategy development... Read more »
Kerry Adler's picture

Kerry Adler has more than 33 years as an entrepreneur and was among the early leaders in North America to advocate for a viable renewable energy in... Read more »

Kerry Natelege Crawford's picture
Kerry, a Jamaican national, is currently a Financial Management Analyst at the World Bank. She is a professional accountant (ACCA, UK), and also holds a... Read more »
Keshavi Puswewala's picture
Keshavi Puswewala who was born in Sri Lanka, in the District of Kalutra, is currently a Postgrad student in University of Sri Jayewardenepura doing her... Read more »
Kevin Armando Iraheta's picture
Kevin Carey's picture

Kevin Carey is a Lead Economist in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Department of the Middle East and North Africa Region of the World... Read more »

Kevin Donovan is a research associate in the World Bank’s infoDev. He graduated from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service with a degree in... Read more »
Kevin Hempel's picture
Kevin Stephenson's picture
Kevin Stephenson is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist with the Financial Market Integrity Unit at the World Bank. Prior to joining the World Bank, he... Read more »
Khaled Sherif's picture
Khaled Sherif is a Chief Administrative Officer within the World Bank’s Africa Resource Management unit serving as the principal financial advisor to... Read more »
Khalid Alsuhaibani's picture
Khalid Alsuhaibani is a Risk Management Analyst at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit... Read more »
Khalid Koser's picture
Dr Khalid Koser is Deputy Director and Academic Dean at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. Dr Koser is also Non-Resident Senior Fellow in Foreign... Read more »
Khrystyna Kushnir's picture

Khrystyna Kushnir joined the Doing Business team in November 2013 and currently works on the Trading Across Borders indicator. Prior, she worked on... Read more »

Khwima Nthara's picture
Khwima Nthara, a Malawian national, is a World Bank Senior Economist for Malawi. He joined the Bank in February 2005. In his current position, he is... Read more »
Kidus Asfaw's picture
Kidus Asfaw works with TWICT as an Innovations Consultant. Before coming to the World Bank, Kidus worked in the technology and consulting sectors in... Read more »
Kimberly Bolch's picture
Kimberly Bolch is a Junior Professional Associate in the Poverty Global practice at the World Bank. She currently works to support knowledge, learning,... Read more »
Kinnon Scott's picture
Kinnon Scott is a Senior Economist in the Poverty and Inequality Unit within the World Bank's Research Group. She has been involved in the Living... Read more »
Kiran Afzal's picture
Kiran Afzal is a Private Sector Development Specialist with the World Bank’s South Asia Finance and Private Sector Development Unit, based in Pakistan... Read more »
Kirk Hamilton's picture

Kirk Hamilton is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group of The World Bank and co-author of The Changing Wealth of Nations (World Bank... Read more »

Kirsten Hund, Senior Mining Specialist at the World Bank (Oil, gas and mining policy division) and formerly Regional Extractive Industries Coordinator... Read more »
Kirsten Schuettler's picture
Kirsten Schuettler is a Senior Program Officer at the World Bank's Development Economics - Prospects Group. In the Migration & Remittances team her... Read more »
Kirsten Spainhower's picture

Kirsten works with the Innovation Practice on the Development Marketplace. She has a Bachelor's of Science in Environmental Studies from The... Read more »

Kirtan Chandra Sahoo's picture
Kirtan Sahoo is an environment and climate change specialist with more than 17 years of working experience. Presently, he is the Power Sector Team Lead... Read more »
Klas Sander's picture

Klas Sander is a Natural Resources Economist with the Environment Department of the World Bank where he works with the Climate Change Team on Low-E... Read more »

Klaus Deininger's picture
Klaus Deininger is a Lead Economist in the rural development group of the Development Economics Group. His areas of research focus on income and asset... Read more »
Klaus Zimmermann's picture
Klaus F. Zimmermann is the Director of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany. Read more »
Kolawole Adebayo's picture
Currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. Worked for 23 years... Read more »
Korina Lopez's picture
Before joining the World Bank, Korina worked in the entertainment section of USA TODAY for 11 years. Prior to that she covered jobs and career advice at... Read more »
Kristen Himelein's picture
Kristen Himelein is a poverty economist with Africa PREM covering Cameroon, Gabon, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Prior to joining PREM, she was with the... Read more »
Kristina Nwazota's picture
Since 2007, Kristina Nwazota has worked for the World Bank Africa Region as the regional Online Communications Officer in charge of social and... Read more »
Kristoffer Welsien's picture
Kristoffer Welsien is a World Bank Economist based in Dar es Salaam. After obtaining two master’s degrees in Economics and Econometrics from University... Read more »
Kseniya Lvovsky's picture

Kseniya Lvovsky was formerly leading the Climate Change team in Environmental Department, overseeing the implementation of the Strategic Framework on... Read more »

Kunzang Tenzin's picture
Kunzang Tenzin is a student of Economics at the Royal University of Bhutan. Read more »

Kusi Hornberger is an Investment Policy Officer with the Investment Climate Advisory Services of the World Bank Group. Prior to joining the Bank, he... Read more »

Kwasi Owusu Gyeabour's picture

I am a recent graduate of the University of Ghana, Legon. I am about to start working for an investment firm in my country. Like many youth of my... Read more »

Kwawu Mensan Gaba's picture
Kwawu Mensan Gaba is current Lead Energy Specialist in the South Asia Region in the Global Energy and Extractives group. Read more »
Kyla Wethli's picture
Kyla Wethli is an economist with expertise in macroeconomic policy and analysis, and a member of the core team for the World Development Report 2014.... Read more »
Kym Anderson's picture
Kym Anderson is the George Gollin Professor of Economics and formerly foundation Executive Director of the Centre for International Economic Studies at... Read more »
Kym Louise Smithies's picture
Kym is a Communications Officer and Team Leader for EXT in Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and the Pacific Island Countries. She is based... Read more »
Kyoko Takahashi's picture