Jean-François Marteau is the former Country Manager of the World Bank for Kazakhstan in the Europe and Central Asia Region. Before this assignment, he was the Global Lead for transport infrastructure management and financing in the Transport Practice of the World Bank.
Prior to that position, Mr. Marteau was coordinating all World Bank’s activities related to sustainable development in the European Union’s member states. These included advisor services to the European Commission and several EU member states in transport policy, water sector reform, regional development and urban development, as well as investment in all infrastructure and environment sectors. He has also managed numerous large investment programs in Africa, Europe and Central Asia dealing with corridor management, urban transport, as well as road, rail and aviation sectors reforms, and managed the Sub Saharan Transport Policy Program.