Ozan Sevimli


Ozan Sevimli, a German national, holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas and a master’s degree in Labor Economics from the University of Applied Sciences of Mannheim.

Previously he has served as the Program Coordinator for the South Caucasus unit of the World Bank (2016-2019) and was based in Tbilisi, Georgia.  Prior to this assignment, Mr. Sevimli was the Senior Strategy and Operations Officer in the Vice President’s office for the Europe and Central Asia Region of the World Bank. Here he was supporting the Vice President and the Director of Strategy in developing and implementation of the regional strategy and portfolio, regional directions, and corporate priorities.

Between 2005 and 2012 he worked in the World Bank’s Operations Policy and Country Services departments, as well as the Africa Regional department as a labor economist. Before joining the World Bank, he was a labor market specialist at the German Employment Agency.