Achim Fock

Achim Fock

Country Manager for Zambia

Achim Fock, a German national, is the Country Manager for Zambia. He oversees analytical and advisory work as well as loans, grants and trust funds in the country.

Prior to this assignment, Achim was Operations Manager for Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand and prior to that, for Vietnam.

He has more than 20 years of professional experience, most of which with the World Bank. Before his assignment in Vietnam, he was previously the Manager of Development Effectiveness Unit for South Asia. Previously, he was Senior Economist for several countries in Africa, East Asia and Eastern Europe.

Born in Germany, Achim Fock received Masters degrees in agricultural science and in agricultural economics from University of Reading and Christian-Albrechts-Universitaet zu Kiel, post-graduate diploma in European integration and international economics from Universitaet Hamburg, and a PhD in agricultural economics from Martin-Luther-Universitaet Halle-Wittenberg. Achim speaks English and German.