Karim Samir Wissa

Karim Samir Wissa

Alternate Executive Director: EDS11, Executive Directors

Ambassador in the Egyptian Foreign Service, Mr. Karim Wissa's career spanned from serving in NY at the United Nations, where he chaired the Third Committee of the General Assembly on Social affairs and Human Rights, and in France, where he was head of the Commercial Section of the Embassy and was responsible for promoting Egyptian-French trade relations.  Prior to assuming his position at the World Bank as Alternate Executive Director, Mr. Wissa was Deputy Chief of Staff of the Foreign Minister's office in Cairo. 

Mr. Wissa attended Harvard University, the American University in Cairo and earned his M.Litt. Degree from Oxford University, U.K.

Karim Samir Wissa
The World Bank
1818 H Street, Washington, DC 201433
eds11@worldbank.org
www.worldbank.org/eds11