Marina Wes, Country Manager, Poland, Europe and Central Asia

Marina Wes

Poland Country Manager, Europe and Central Asia

Marina Wes is the Country Manager for the World Bank program in Poland, based in Warsaw.

She received an MPhil from Trinity College, Cambridge University, and took a PhD for research in economics at the London School of Economics in 1996.

Ms. Wes was a research associate at the London School of Economics from 1993-96, before joining the University of Amsterdam as an Assistant Professor in International Finance in 1996. She subsequently worked as a principal economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, before joining the World Bank Group in 2000. At the World Bank she has worked across a range of issues in important emerging markets and she was based in Turkey, India and Serbia – prior to her current assignment in Warsaw.

She has published on a broad range of economic issues and she co-authored a number of publications, including Turkey’s Transitions: Integration, Inclusion, Institutions (2014) and India: Sustaining Reform, Reducing Poverty (2009). She is married and has two children.


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