Yasser El- Gammal is the Country Manager for the World Bank Group in Rwanda since February 2016.
An Egyptian and Canadian national, El- Gammal joined the World Bank in 1996 where he specialized in human development and social protections issues in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe, and Central Asia.
From 2011 to 2015, he was the Practice Manager for social protection and labor for the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa). He was also a member of a team of World Bank social protection experts within the Global Expert Team for which he worked on social protections issues for 25 countries over the past 18 years.
El-Gammal holds a master of science in national development and project management from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom.