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.