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K.M. Maqsoodul Mannan joined the World Bank in 1987 as Transport Specialist in the Energy and Infrastructure Team till April 2004 and... Read more »
Kabine Komara is the High Commissioner of the Senegal River Basin Development Organization (OMVS).  Read more »
Kabira Namit is an Economist in the Education Global Practice of the World Bank Group. He joined the World Bank in 2013 and... Read more »
Kadir Osman Gyasi, Ph.D., is a Senior Economist with the World Bank’s Agriculture Global Practice. He is based in Accra from where he has... Read more »

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

Kai-Uwe Schmidt is the Carbon Finance-Assist (CF-Assist) Team Leader in the World Bank Institute Climate Change Practice. As CF-Assist... Read more »

Kaleesha Rajamantri is an STC Online Communications Coordinator in the Wo... Read more »

Kalesh was born in Kerala, India and was educated in Kerala and Delhi. After graduation in Economics, he secured a MBA. Kalesh has worked... Read more »
Kalpana Kochhar was appointed the Chief Economist for the South Asia Region (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal,... Read more »

Ms. Kalpana Seethepalli is a Senior Infrastructure Economist with the World Bank Group in Singapore, and has advised emerging ... Read more »

Kalyah Ford is a consultant with infoDev, a global partnership within the World Bank Group that focuses on information technology and... Read more »
Kalyan Panja is a fanatic traveler and has been in the blogosphere since 2006. He is a fan of the Internet, communication, books, cinema,... Read more »
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... Read more »
Kamilah A. Morain joined the Haiti Relief Organization (J/P HRO) team in May of 2012. She is a community development professional with 8... Read more »
Kanchan is a Consultant with the Bank. She supports the India Cluster on Inclusion and Gender and closely works with Sangeeta Kumari,... Read more »

Kang-Soo Kim is Executive Director, Public and Private Infrastructure Investment Management Center (PIMAC), at the Korea Devel... Read more »

Kanta Kumari Rigaud is a lead environmental specialist at the World Bank and has more than 25 years of professional experience in natural... Read more »

Kanthan Shankar has over two decades of experience in post-conflict reconstruction operations at the World Bank. Pr... Read more »

Kanza Azeemi is pursuing undergraduate studies in Economics at Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan. She writes for... Read more »
Kaori Niina is the Knowledge Management & Communications Specialist of the Investment Climate Unit of the World Bank Group’s Trade ... Read more »
Kaori works in the Social Development Department of the World Bank. Before taking the current assignment, she was a consultant with... Read more »
Kaoru Kimura is an ICT Policy Specialist with the World Bank's Transport and ICT Global Practice.
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The author of this piece, Kara Schoeffling, is the Director of Communications, Partnerships & Programs for Read more »
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Karen works for the World Bank's Sustainable Development Unit. Read more »

Dr. Karen Mundy is the Chief Technical Officer at the Global Partnership for Education (GPE). 

Dr. Mundy comes to G... Read more »

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

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

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Karin Christiansen is the Director of Publish What You Fund.  Prior to setting up Publish What You Fund she worked as... Read more »
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Karin Finkelston is Vice President for Global Partnerships at IFC, a member of the World Bank Group and the largest global development... Read more »

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

Karin Shepardson is a program manager in the World Bank’s Climate Cross Cutting Solutions Area. She is currently responsible for leading... Read more »

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

Mr. Karl Galing is a Water and Sanitation Specialist of the Global Water Practice of the World Bank.  He previously served as the... Read more »

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

Karla Dominguez Gonzalez is a gender specialist with experience mainstreaming gender into transport and social protection projects. She... Read more »

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

Karla Hoff is Co-Director of the World Development Report 2015 on Mind, Society, ... Read more »

Karlygash Dairabayeva is a consultant at the World Bank in Washington, DC. She is a development economist with more than 8 years of... Read more »
Karuna Ramakrishnan currently works in the WBG Singapore office as a Private Sector Development Analyst in the Trade and Competitiveness... Read more »

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

Kate is a Governance and Public Sector specialist working with the World Bank in Zambia. She routinely engages with government, civil... Read more »
Kate Dooley is Senior Advocacy Adviser – Post-2015 & Multilateral Institutions, at Save the Children. She provides strategic... Read more »
Kate Lauer is a lawyer and senior policy advisor to the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP). Kate works on legal and policy... Read more »
Kate Owens is an urban planner and economist with experience in academia, commercial real estate and international development.... Read more »
Katerina Koinis works with the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit of the World Bank’s Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice.... Read more »
Since joining the World Bank Group Katerina Leris has worked in the Economic Policy and Debt Department and is currently in the Global... Read more »

Katherine Bain attended the University of Manchester where she graduated with a joint Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science a... Read more »

Katherine Heller is a Social Development Specialist, focusing on the social and gender dimensions of extractive industries. Her... Read more »
Katherine Patrick is a Junior Professional Associate for the World Bank’s East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) region and a core team member... Read more »
Katherine is currently a statistician in the Department of Economics at Yale University. Prior to that, she was an analyst at Castalia,... Read more »

Kathleen Beegle is a World Bank Program Leader for Ghana, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, based in Accra, Ghana. She covers the sectors o... Read more »

With over seven years of experience in international development, Kathy has in-depth knowledge in the field of inclusive business. She... Read more »
Kathrin Frauscher is Operations Officer for WBI's Open Government group.  She has worked in the sectors of Public Administration,... Read more »

Kathryn Imboden works as a Policy Advisory Consultant for CGAP, and for bilateral and multilateral development agencies. She cu... Read more »

Kathy Eales is an institutional specialist, with a particular interest in how best to provide affordable and effective water and... Read more »
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... Read more »
Ekaterina (Katia) Vostroknutova is a lead economist in the World Bank’s Eastern Europe and Central Asia Region.  ... Read more »
Katie Kennedy Freeman works with the World Bank’s Global Food and Agriculture Global Practice (GFADR) as an Agriculture Economist focused... Read more »
Katie Kibuuka is a Financial Sector Specialist in the Finance and Markets Global Practice of the World Bank Group. Since joining the... Read more »
Katja Iversen joined Women Deliver as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in March 2014. Iversen, an internationally recognized expert on... Read more »
Katrin Schulz joined the Women, Business and the Law project in 2013 where she primarily researches and analyzes legal restrictions on... Read more »
立入 勝義 - Katsuyoshi “Will” Tachiiri
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Kaushik Basu is the former Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank.
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Kavita is the Communications Lead for the World Bank Group’s Education Global Practice. Before this, she was Senior Communicati... Read more »

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

Kedar Joshi is a Monitoring & Evaluation as well as Fiduciary Risk and Accountability Expert. He is a former Executive Director of... Read more »

Since 2012, Kees Baldé has served as a consultant to the United Nations University’s Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainabil... Read more »

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... Read more »
Kei Otsuka is a Professor of Development Economics at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo. He joined... Read more »
Keiko Inoue is a Senior Education Specialist at the World Bank who has worked in over 15 countries spanning East Asia, Africa, Latin... Read more »

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

Ms. Kaneda is a Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Specialist at the GFDRR DRM Hub Tokyo. She works on technical assistance grant portfolio,... Read more »
Keisuke Iyadomi joined the Bank in January 2012. With nine years of experience dealing with climate change and carbon markets, he is... Read more »
Keith Garrett is a Private Sector Development Specialist with the Africa, Finance and Private Sector Development unit. He previously... Read more »

Keith Hansen is the Vice President for Human Development at the World Bank Group, overseeing the Global Practices for education; hea... Read more »

Keith Mclean is a Lead Social Development Specialist in the World Bank Institute’s Social Accountability Practice. Keith coordinates the... Read more »
Kelly Alderson is a Communications Officer for the Oil, Gas and Mining Unit (SEGOM) in the Sustainable Energy Department of the World... Read more »
Kelsey Jack received her Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University in 2010, followed by a post-doctoral appointment at MIT with the... Read more »

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

Ken Chomitz is a Senior Advisor in the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank and a coauthor of the World Development Report 2016... Read more »
Ken is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Political Science at Stanford. Ken's research focuses on the political economy of development... Read more »
Kennan W. Rapp is a Sr. Social Development Specialist with the Carbon Finance Unit in the Climate Policy and Finance Department (CPF).... Read more »
Based in Ghana, Kennedy Fosu is a Communications Officer in the Africa Region’s Communications and Partnerships unit. He has several... Read more »
Kenneth Abante is the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Philippines's Secretary of Finance Cesar V. Purisima. He has managed and assisted in a... Read more »
Kenneth L. Kraemer is a Research Professor in the Paul Merage School of Business, Associate Director of the Center... Read more »
Kentaro Toyama is W. K. Kellogg Associate Professor at the University of  Michigan School of Information, co-founder of Microsoft... Read more »
Kerina Wang is a governance and partnerships expert in international development. She currently works at the International Monetary Fund ... Read more »

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

Kerry, a Jamaican national, is currently a Financial Management Analyst at the World Bank. She is a professional accountant (ACCA, UK),... Read more »
Keshavi Puswewala who was born in Sri Lanka, in the District of Kalutra, is currently a Postgrad student in University of Sri... Read more »

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

Kevin McGee is a Consultant at the World Bank working with the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) team in the Developmen... Read more »

At World Vision International (WVI) Kevin Savage co-ordinates and directs research to build the knowledge and evidence base for... Read more »
Kevin Stephenson is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist with the Financial Market Integrity Unit at the World Bank. Prior to joining the... Read more »
Kevin Taylor leads cities initiatives as part of the Climate Program at WWF. His work advances climate action directly in cities as well... Read more »
Kezia Lilenstein is a Junior Researcher at the Development Policy Research Unit, in South Africa. Her expertise includes Labour... Read more »
Keziah Muthembwa works as a Communications Officer in the World Bank's Nairobi office, where she provides support to communication,... Read more »
Khaled Sherif is a Chief Administrative Officer within the World Bank’s Africa Resource Management unit serving as the principal... Read more »
Dr Khalid Koser is Deputy Director and Academic Dean at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. Dr Koser is also Non-Resident Senior... Read more »
Khalid Moheyddeen is a Social Protection Specialist who is working in Middle East and North Africa region. He joined the World Bank Group... Read more »
Khetam Malkawi is a reporter for the Jordan Times, the only English-language newspaper in the Kingdom. She has free-lanced for... Read more »
Khetsiwe Dlamini is the chief of staff at UN Women. Previously, she served as Principal Operations Officer at IFC for more... Read more »
Khwima Nthara, a Malawian national, is a World Bank Senior Economist for Malawi. He joined the Bank in February 2005. In his current... Read more »
Kidus Asfaw works with TWICT as an Innovations Consultant. Before coming to the World Bank, Kidus worked in the technology and consulting... Read more »
Kimberly Bolch is a Junior Professional Associate in the Poverty Global practice at the World Bank. She currently works to support... Read more »
Kinnon Scott is a Senior Economist in the Poverty and Inequality Unit within the World Bank's Research Group. She has been involved in... Read more »
Kiran Afzal is a Private Sector Development Specialist with the World Bank’s South Asia Finance and Private Sector Development Unit,... Read more »

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

Kirsten Schuettler is a Senior Program Officer at the World Bank's Development Economics - Global Indicators Group. In the... Read more »

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

Kirtan Sahoo is an environment and climate change specialist with more than 17 years of working experience. Presently, he is the Power... Read more »
Kirti Devi is a Municipal Finance Specialist and provides sector level technical guidance and due diligence for programs and... Read more »

Kiwako Sakamoto is a Data Scientist with the Development Impact Evaluation (DIME) unit of the Development Research Group. Her curren... Read more »

Kiyomi Tsuyuki, Ph.D. M.P.H. is an Assistant Project Scientist in the Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine at the... Read more »
Dr. Klara Foti is Research Manager at Living Conditions and Quality of Life unit in Eurofound (European Foundation for the Improvement of... Read more »

Klas Sander is a Natural Resources Economist with the Environment Department of the World Bank where he works with the Climate Chang... Read more »

Mr. Klaus Decker is a Senior Public Sector Specialist working at the World Bank in Washington since 2002. As a member of the Governance... Read more »
Klaus Deininger is a Lead Economist in the rural development group of the Development Economics Group. His areas of research focus on... Read more »
Klaus Tilmes is Director of the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice at the World Bank Group. In that position, he is responsible... Read more »
Klaus F. Zimmermann is the Director of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Germany. Read more »

Mr. Ko Takeuchi is a Disaster Risk Management Specialist for the Europe and Central Asia region at the World Bank. He is leading dis... Read more »

Dr. Koko Warner leads the Environmental Migration, Social Vulnerability & Adaptation Section at the United Nations University’s... Read more »
Currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.... Read more »
Konstantin M. Wacker is an assistant professor at the Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany. He holds a PhD in... Read more »
Before joining the World Bank, Korina was an entertainment reporter at USA TODAY for 11 years. Prior to that she covered jobs and career... Read more »
Krishnan Sharma is a Senior Economic Affairs Officer in the Financing for Development Office of the United Nations.  He specializes... Read more »
Kristen Himelein is a poverty economist with Africa PREM covering Cameroon, Gabon, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Prior to joining PREM, she... Read more »
Kristin Kay Gundersen, M.S.W. is a Research Program Manager in the Division of Global Public Health at the University of California, San... Read more »
Kristin Strohecker is a Senior Learning Specialist in LLI Knowledge Exchange and Learning department. She is leading the scaling up of... Read more »
Since 2007, Kristina Nwazota has worked for the World Bank Africa Region as the regional Online Communications Officer in charge of... Read more »

Kristoffer Welsien is a World Bank water and sanitation specialist based in Washington DC. After obtaining two master’s degrees in E... Read more »

Krisztina Kis-Katos studied Economics in Szeged and Konstanz, attended the Swiss Doctoral Program at the Study Center Gerzensee, and... Read more »
Kruskaia Sierra-Escalante is the Manager of IFC’s Blended Climate Finance Unit in the Climate Business Department.  In this capacity... Read more »

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

Kulsum Ahmed is Practice Manager in the Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) Global Practice (GP) of the World Bank. In her... Read more »
Kunzang Tenzin is a student of Economics at the Royal University of Bhutan. Read more »

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... Read more »

Kwawu Mensan Gaba has worked as Lead Energy Specialist and Global Lead—Power Systems Solutions Group for the Energy and Extractive... Read more »

Kweku Opoku-Agyemang is a Development Impact Lab Postdoctoral Fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies, University of... Read more »

As Head of the Digital identity Programme, Kyla is responsible for working with mobile operators, governments and NGOs to identify the... Read more »
Kyla Wethli is an economist with expertise in macroeconomic policy and analysis, and a member of the core team for the World Development... Read more »
Kym Anderson is the George Gollin Professor of Economics and formerly foundation Executive Director of the Centre for International... Read more »
Kym was the Communications Officer and Team Leader for EXT in Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and the Pacific Island... Read more »
Kyoo-Won Oh is an Underwriter at the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit enhancement... Read more »