Dr. Ndiamé Diop is the World Bank Country Director for the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Brunei. He leads and provides strategic direction to the World Bank programs in these countries.
An economist by profession, Mr. Diop has been working at the World Bank for 21 years. Prior to his current role, he was for 4 years the Practice Manager of the Macroeconomics Department for South East Asia and Pacific countries, based in Jakarta and Bangkok. He has also previously worked in the South Asia and the Middle East & North Africa regions of the Bank. Ndiamé joined the World Bank in Washington DC as a Young Professional in 2000 and has published numerous articles and book chapters on fiscal policy and debt sustainability, monetary policy, trade policy and diversification, economic growth and poverty reduction.