Yusupha B. Crookes
Country Director for Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea,
Yusupha B. Crookes, a Gambian national, joined the Bank in 1983 as a Young Professional. He held senior managerial positions including Director, Regional Integration in the Africa Region, Country Director for Pakistan, Senior Manager and Sector Director in South Asia Region. Earlier on, he was Sr. Manager in Corporate Resource Management and the Oil, Gas and Mining Department, and Sector Manager for Energy in the Africa Region of the World Bank, He holds degrees in Economics, Finance and Accounting. His assignments in the Bank have covered various responsibilities in the Caribbean, Russia and Central Asia, Turkey, South Asia and various countries throughout Africa. In March 2012, Mr Yusupha B. Crookes was appointed as Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Prior to joining the Bank, he worked in equity research and investment management in the United Kingdom.