Ragui El-Etreby, an Egyptian national, serves as an Alternate Executive Director at the World Bank Group since September 2016 and represents the constituency of Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.
Mr. El-Etreby, an ambassador and career diplomat, served at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt since 1993 in various capacities. Prior to his current position, Mr. El-Etreby was the Personal Representative of the President of Egypt to the G20 (2016); Deputy Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs (2015-2016); Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Egypt in Tokyo (2011-2015); Counsellor of the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs (2008-2011); First Secretary of the Permanent Mission of Egypt to the United Nations Office and International Organizations in Geneva (2004-2008); Second Secretary at the Office of the Personal Representative of the President of Egypt to the G15 (2000-2001); Third Secretary of the Embassy of Egypt in Ottawa (1996-2000); Attache at the Research and Evaluation Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1994-1996); and Attache at the Egyptian Institute of Diplomatic Studies (1993-1994).
In 2007, Mr. El-Etreby was elected Chairman of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Committee on Trade in Financial Services in Geneva (2007-2008). He also served as Economic Affairs Officer in the Globalization and Economic Integration Division at the UN-ESCWA in Beirut (2003-2004); and Economic Affairs Officer in the Trade in Services Division at the WTO in Geneva (2001-2003).
Mr. El-Etreby received his M.A. in International Political Economy from the Geneva School of International Relations in 2007 and B.A. in Economics from the University of Cairo in 1992.