Senior Vice-President, Change Management
Vice-President for East Asia and the Pacific
BA in Int'l Studies/Int'l Economics, Reed College; MA in Law and Diplomacy, Development Economics; PhD in Development Economics and Policy, Tufts Univ. Since 1980, various positions with the World Bank worldwide, including: Economist on agricultural and environmental issues, Africa, South Asia and Latin America; 1985-87, Senior Economist, Agriculture Division; 1992-94, Chief, Agriculture and Environment Operations, East Asia; 1994-96, Chief, Country Operations, East Asia, covering Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Korea; 1996-2000, Country Director, South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland; 2000-04, Director, Strategy and Operations, Office of the Vice-President for the Africa Region, resp. for overseeing the increase of lending to the poorest African countries; 2005-11, Vice-President, Latin American and the Caribbean; since January 2012, Vice-President, East Asia and the Pacific; oversees a portfolio of over US$ 30 billion in loans, grants, credits and trust funds and leads strategy in the region.