Gevorg Sargsyan is the World Bank Country Manager for Belarus, since July 2021. He oversees the World Bank’s program in the country and leads policy dialogue with government counterparts, civil society and other partners.
Mr. Sargsyan, an Armenian national, joined the World Bank in 2000. During his 20 years of experience at the World Bank, Mr. Sargsyan has held various positions working across sectors and regions, including as Program Manager for Climate Finance and Global Lead for Clean Energy. He has a broad knowledge of the ECA region, having worked in many CIS countries and having led the World Bank’s infrastructure program in Russia from 2005-2008. Before coming to Belarus, Mr. Sargsyan has been the World Bank’s Manger of Operations in South-East Asia based in Myanmar
Prior to joining the Bank, Mr. Sargsyan worked in senior positions at various private and public sector organizations.
He is the author and co-author of a number of publications and papers in the area of clean energy and infrastructure finance. He has an M.S. in applied math, and a Ph.D. (ABD) in economics.
Mr. Sargsyan is married and has 2 children. He likes hiking with his dog, cycling, scuba diving and photography.