Senegalese national Fatou Fall is the first World Bank Liaison Officer/Resident Representative for Cabo Verde, appointed July 2018. She joined the Bank in 2006, in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA). Throughout her 10 years in MENA, Fall has accumulated a solid operational experience in social safeguards and social development issues. In addition to her role as team member, she has led policy dialogue, several analytical initiatives and a trust-funded project in Morocco and Djibouti.
She holds a Masters’ degree in Gender and Development from the Institute of Development Studies - University of Sussex, England and a Postgraduate degree in Social Development from the University of Paris, Sorbonne, France.