Abel Caamaño


Mr. Caamaño, a Spanish national, has a background and professional experience in the area of international relations and diplomacy. Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked in the Spanish diplomatic corps, assigned at the Embassy of Spain in the USA.

Within the World Bank he has held various positions, including those of Deputy Secretary of the Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank Group and Deputy Secretary of the Development Committee. In these positions, he played a key role in facilitating and promoting cooperation and dialogue between the Board of Governors, the Board of Executive Directors and the Management of the institutions of the World Bank Group.

Prior to becoming Country Manager for Panama, he served as Senior Operations Officer in the office of the Vice President of the World Bank for Latin America and the Caribbean Region.