James A (Jim) Brumby

Director, Governance Global Practice, World Bank Group

Jim Brumby is a Director of the Governance Global Practice, and is responsible for the governance program in the East Asia & Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean and the South Asia regions. He also heads the public sector family which comprises staff working on domestic resource mobilization, public economics, justice and public sector reform. Jim has been engaged on public management and economic reform at state, national and international levels for more than thirty years, having worked for the Treasury of the state of Victoria in Australia, the Treasury of New Zealand, the OECD, the IMF and currently since 2007, at the World Bank. He returned to World Bank headquarters in Washington DC in 2015 to take up the position of Director after a period in Indonesia as Lead Economist and Sector Manager. He holds an MPA from Harvard University.

  • Governance
  • Public Sector & Governance
  • Law and Justice