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Ahmad Ahsan is a Lead Economist in the East Asia & Pacific Regional Office, World Bank Group. Read more »
Alan de Brauw is a Senior Research Fellow in the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division at the International Food Policy Research... Read more »
Alejandra de Lecea is a communications associate in the Web and Social Media Team of the External and Corporate Relations at the... Read more »
Alexander Dixon became the Director of DIA (formerly Rockefeller Foundation-Aspen Institute Diaspora Program) in November 2013. In... Read more »
Ana Gonzalez-Barrera is a senior researcher at Pew Research Center. She is an expert on U.S. immigration, particularly on Mexican... Read more »
Anjali Fleury is a consultant for KNOMAD and supports the Gender Cross-Cutting Theme. As a social worker and micro-finance practitioner,... Read more »

Ashraf El Nour is the Permanent Observer of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to the United ... Read more »

Bassam Sebti is the Global Editor of He manages the website's... Read more »
Benjamin Stephan joined DIA in January 2014. Ben manages relations with the Kenyan and Filipino diasporas and is the team’s point person... Read more »
C. Omar Kebbeh is an economist from the Gambia. He currently works in the Balance of Payments Division, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis ... Read more »
A Turkish national and a professional migrant, Caglar received his undergraduate degrees in economics and industrial engineering from... Read more »
Christian Eigen-Zucchi is a Senior Economist in the Global Indicators Group, where his responsibilities include monitoring remittance and... Read more »
Dame Tessa Jowell is UK Labour Party Member of Parliament, and... Read more »
Dan Ewing is a Sr. Expert in McKinsey & Company’s San Francisco office and a member of its North American Financial Services and... Read more »
Daniel Costa is an attorney with a background in international migration law and policy, treaty law and practice and humanitarian affairs... Read more »
David Khoudour-Castéras is an economist at the OECD Development Centre, where he has coordinated the work on international migration... Read more »

David McKenzie is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group, Finance and Private Sector Development Unit. He received ... Read more »



Elina Scheja joined the Migration and Remittances Team in March 2010. Prior to joining the World Bank, she was wo... Read more »

Elizabeth Ferris is Research Professor with the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University’s School of... Read more »
Ellen Goldstein is the World Bank’s Country Director for the Western Balkans, which includes Read more »
Eung Ju Kim is a Financial Analyst for Development Prospect Group. His responsibilities include providing a semi-annual... Read more »
Ganesh Seshan is a Senior Economist in the Migration and Remittance Unit (DECMR) under the Development Economics Vice Presidency at the... Read more »
Gemechu Ayana is an Economist at the Enterprise Analysis Unit (DECEA). Previously, he worked as a consultant in the Bank’s Finance and... Read more »

George Naufal is an Assistant Professor of Economics at The American University of Sharjah (UAE) and a research fellow at the Instit... Read more »

Georgia-Christina (Gina) Kosmidou is a consultant with the World Bank’s Poverty Global Practice and her work focuses in Francophone West... Read more »
Calogero (Gero) Carletto is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank and Manager of the Living Standards... Read more »

Hanspeter Wyss is a Senior Program Officer at the World Bank' s Development Economics - Indicators Group (DECIG). ... Read more »

Hein de Haas is Co-Director of the International Migration Institute(IMI)... Read more »

Hernan Winkler is an economist in the Office of the Chief Economist for Europe and Central Asia (ECA) at the World Bank.... Read more »
Howard Duncan received his Ph.D. in Philosophy in 1981 from the University of Western Ontario where he studied the history and philosophy... Read more »
Ibrahim Sirkeci is Ria Professor of Transnational Studies & Marketing and Director of Centre for Transnational Studies at Regent’s... Read more »
Irudaya Rajan is a professor at Centre for... Read more »

Ismail H. Genc is professor of economics at the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE. He received his PhD in economics from ... Read more »

Jacob Townsend is an expert in migration and has worked for governments, international organisations and private companies on different... Read more »
Jason Gagnon is a Junior Policy Analyst with the Poverty Reduction and Social Development group, focused particularly in the areas of... Read more »
Mr. Jean-Christophe Dumont is Head of the International Migration Division (IMD) of the Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social... Read more »

Jerome Elie is a consultant and a historian on international migration, collaborating on the KNOMAD Thematic Working Group 6 "'... Read more »

John Kunze brings in-depth knowledge of global payments technology to PayPal. As head of Global Consumer Products and Xoom, John Read more »

Jonas Bergmann is a consultant for the KNOMAD Thematic Working Group on Migration and Environmental Change as well as for the... Read more »

Justin Gest is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government. He ... Read more »


Kebba Jammeh is a Consultant with the Migration and Remittances Unit of the World Bank. Prior to joining the Bank, Kebba worked as a... Read more »

At World Vision International (WVI) Kevin Savage co-ordinates and directs research to build the knowledge and evidence base for... 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 »
Kirsten Schuettler is a Senior Program Officer at the World Bank's Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice. In the Migration &... 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 »
Dr. Koko Warner leads the Environmental Migration, Social Vulnerability & Adaptation Section at the United Nations University’s... Read more »
Kristina Mikulova is currently Advisor to Executive Director for Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg, Kosovo,... Read more »
Lotte Nordhus is Junior Technical Advisor in the Sector Project Migration and Development of the Centre for International Migration and... Read more »
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Sole Martinez Peria is the Division Chief of the Macro-Financial Division of the Research Department. She is curren... Read more »

Martin Ruhs is Associate Professor of Political Economy at the University of Oxford, and a member of the UK’s Migration Advisory... Read more »

Martina Schlapbach is a Programme Officer within the Global Programme Migration and Development at the Swiss Agency for Development ... Read more »

Mauro Testaverde is an ET Economist in the World Bank’s East Asia and Pacific Social Protection and Labor Unit. His work currently... Read more »
Mayumi Ozaki is a Senior Portfolio Management Specialist in the South Asia Department of the Asian Development Bank. She specializes in... Read more »
After beginning his career in the financial service practice at Accenture, Michael held senior positions M&A positions at WPP... Read more »
Mr. Michal Rutkowski is the Senior Director for Social Protection and Jobs – overseeing the World Bank Global Practice responsible for... Read more »
Mihaela Vieru is completing her doctoral degree in Canadian Studies with a specialisation in Political Economy at Carleton University,... Read more »

Nadege Desiree Yameogo is a Senior Economist at the Jobs Global Practice of World Bank Group –(GPSJB). In the Migration and Re... Read more »

Najm-us-Saqib Shabbir is the Head of Pakistan Remittance Initiative (PRI). The core objectives of PRI include facilitating, supporting,... Read more »
Dr. Nikola Spatafora is Lead Research Economist for East Asia & the Pacific at the World Bank. He is currently on leave from the IMF,... Read more »
Nikos Passas is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern Univ., Visiting Professor at Basel... Read more »
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Otaviano Canuto is the executive director at the Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for Brazil, Ca... Read more »


Parmesh Shah currently leads the rural livelihood and development cluster in South Asia region of the World Bank and is involved in ... Read more »

Petra is a consultant in the World Bank's Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice. She mainly works on recruitment cost survey da... Read more »

Phillip Connor is a senior researcher at Pew Research Center. He is an expert on international migration, immigrant integration and... Read more »
Pooja Virani is a senior program associate at... Read more »
Rainer Münz is Head of Research, Erste Bank, and Chair of KNOMAD Thematic Working Group 8 on Demographic Changes and Migration. He holds... Read more »
Rosemary Vargas-Lundius: holds a Ph.D. in development economics from Lund University, Sweden and has carried out research on rural... Read more »
Sanket Mohapatra is an Associate Professor at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad. He was earlier a ... Read more »
Seyed Reza Yousefi is Economist of Global Indiators Group at the World Bank. He received PhD in Economics from the... Read more »
Sherif Maher Hassan is a Yousef Jameel PhD. scholar at the Center of Near and Middle Eastern Studies (CNMS), Middle East Economics... Read more »
Sonia Plaza is a Senior Economist in the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice of the World Bank. She is also the co-chair of the... Read more »

Soonhwa Yi is Senior Economist of Migration and Remittance unit (DECMR) under the Development Economics Vice Presidency at the... Read more »

Mr. Sudharshan Canagarajah, is an Adviser in the Development Effectiveness Department of Africa Region of the World Bank. He is curr... Read more »

Supriyo De is on a research assignment with the World Bank’s Migration & Remittances team at the Global Indicators Group. Prior to... Read more »

Susan Martin holds the Donald G. Herzberg Chair in International Migration and serves as the Director of the Institute for the Study... Read more »

T.L.S. Bhaskar is the CAO of India Centre for Migration (ICM), New Delhi. He is a co-author of the Manual on Pre-departure... Read more »

Thomas Liebig is a senior economist in the International Migration Division at the OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour and Socia... Read more »

Timothy Heleniak become the new Director of the American Geographical Society in June, 2012. Dr. Heleniak has extensive experience, which... Read more »
Tom K. Wong is an associate professor of political science at the University of California,... Read more »

Wameek Noor works to catalyze the pace of innovation to enhance sustainability and scale of digital deployments and digital developm... Read more »

Xubei Luo is a Senior Economist at the World Bank Group. Since joining the Young Professional Program in 2005, she has worked in the... Read more »
Y. Sudhir Kumar Shetty, COO - Global Operations of UAE Exchange, is a leading figure in the field of finance & global remittance. He has... Read more »

Yevgeny Kuznetsov is Senior Economist at Economic Policy and Debt Department. He has joined World Bank in 1995 from Brookings Instit... Read more »

Zdena Middernacht is based in Brussels and is a program manager at Farsight<... Read more »