Ralph van Doorn is the Senior Country Economist for Sri Lanka and the Maldives. His responsibilities include monitoring the macro economy, providing technical assistance and advice to the governments on topics related to macroeconomics, fiscal policy and public debt management. Previously he worked on fiscal, growth and debt issues in countries across Africa, East and Central Asia and Eastern Europe.
Prior to joining the World Bank he worked at the emerging markets team at Credit Suisse. He holds a Master of Research degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and a Master of Science degree in Applied Physics from Delft University of Technology.