Mark Lundell was the World Bank Country Director for Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius, Comoros and Seychelles, with residence in Mozambique until July 2020. An American national, his experience at the World Bank includes previous positions in China, Brazil, Russia, and Central Asia.
Prior to his appointment as Director of Mozambique in 2014, he worked as Sector Leader for Sustainable Development for China and Mongolia in the Asia Pacific region, with residence in China. Prior to his role in China, Mr Lundell was Sector Manager for Sustainable Development in Brazil (2006-2012), residing in Brazil. He also worked in the World Bank European and Central Asian regions from 1993-2006 as Principal Economist and Agriculture Sector Coordinator.
Lundell holds a doctorate in economics from the University of California - Berkeley, and a degree in economics from Georgetown University, Washington DC. He is fluent in English, Portuguese, Russian and French.