Joergen Frotzler, a Swedish national, serves as the World Bank Group Alternate Executive Director representing Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, and Sweden.
From 2016 to 2019, Mr. Frotzler served as Executive Director for Sweden, Iceland and Estonia at the Board of Directors, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in London.
During 2012-2016, Mr. Frotzler headed the Section for Multilateral Development Banks in the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, with overall responsibility for Sweden’s cooperation with the World Bank Group (also in the function as IDA Deputy), the African Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, IFAD and the Global Environmental Facility (GEF).
Mr. Frotzler has extensive experience from multilateral cooperation and negotiations within the United Nations system, serving inter alia as Minister-Counsellor at Sweden’s Permanent Mission to the UN in Vienna from 2007 to 2011. He has a focus on financing for development, climate financing and on governance, efficiency and effectiveness of multilateral institutions.
Mr. Frotzler has also had diplomatic postings for the Ministry for Foreign Affairs at Sweden’s embassies in Tokyo and Canberra. He is educated at the University of Uppsala in Sweden, with post-graduate studies at the University of Vienna and the Vienna School of Economics and Business Administration in Austria.