Alassane Sow, who is from Senegal, is the former World Bank Country Manager for Cambodia (October 2012- July 2016).
Mr. Sow worked in France, Israel, Mexico, China, the United States, Kuwait, and also in the African region. Some of his previous positions include: Country Manager for Sudan (2010 - 2012); Lead Operations Officer for Agriculture and Rural (2008-2010); Country Manager for Burundi (2003 – 2008); and Senior Agriculture Economist.
Before joining the World Bank, Mr. Sow was an economist with Rhone-Poulec Agro, a French multinational firm. He was also an economist with the Ministry of Finance of Senegal. Previously, Mr. Sow was also a researcher in the Department of Agricultural Economics of Michigan State University.
Mr. Sow graduated from Michigan State University with a Master’s Degree in Agriculture Economics.