Deputy General Counsel, Knowledge and Research
LLB, Dakar University, Senegal; LLM, Harvard Law School; graduate degrees in Law, universities of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris II Panthéon-Assas; graduate degree in History, Paris I Panthéon, Sorbonne University. Formerly, seven years as Counsel, International Monetary Fund. Since 1997, with the World Bank, including: Operational Lawyer on projects in Africa and East Asia; 2003, Lead Counsel; 2003-09, Chief Counsel, Operations Policy; 2007, Member, Sanctions Board. Since 2009, Deputy General Counsel, Knowledge and Research, World Bank, Washington DC. Expertise: public international law, law of international organizations, law and development, governance and anti-corruption, post-conflict reconstruction.