Jason Allford, an Australia national, is the Executive Director of the World Bank Group representing Australia, Cambodia, Kiribati, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, Nauru, New Zealand, Palau, Papa New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. He served as Alternate Director of the World Bank Group for the same constituency from November 2014 to October 2016.
Jason Allford worked for many years as an Economist with the Australian Treasury, most recently serving as the General Manager of the Macroeconomic Conditions Division. He has also worked as an Economic Advisor in the Finance Ministries of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
Jason Allford studied Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science and the University of Tasmania.