The Office of the Executive Director (EDS12) represents Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Sri Lanka.
The Executive Director on the Board of IBRD, IFC and IDA and Director on the Board of MIGA and is a member of the Board's Committe on Governance and Executive Directors' Administrative Matters (COGAM) and Human Resource Committee (HRC). The Executive Director participates in the governance and management of these institutions as a Board member and represents the constituency in the World Bank Group. He engages in direct consultations and negotiations on behalf of these countries, while also working to promote and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and World Bank Group’s twin goals of eliminating extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. The Executive Director is supported by the Alternate Executive Director, Senior Advisors, Advisors and assistants in the office.
The four countries comprising this constituency together represent almost 20% of the world's population. This constituency is currently the most dynamic and fastest growing in the world and has achieved significant progress in development and reduction of poverty. This constituency has members which are amongst the biggest clients of IBRD, IDA and IFC and making critical contributions for achievement of the global objectives of the World Bank.
Last Updated: Dec 01, 2022