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NEWS April 9, 2020

Seeking Applications for Membership on the World Bank Group Sanctions Board for International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)

The World Bank Group Sanctions Board is seeking to fill two member positions, one for IFC and one for MIGA, that will be vacated due to the end of the incumbents' terms. A Selection Committee has been convened and will be co-chaired by Ceri Lawley, Chief Compliance Officer, IFC and Aradhana Kumar-Capoor, Director and General Counsel, MIGA. They will be joined by Blair Day (MIGA), Faisal Siddiqui (IFC) and Alison Micheli (LEGOP). The Terms of Reference may be found here.

Service on the Sanctions Board shall be governed by the Sanctions Board Statute and Code of Conduct for Members of the Sanctions Board, as may be amended from time to time, and the applicable Sanctions Procedures and any formal guidelines issued by the World Bank Group in respect of sanctions proceedings.

Members of the Sanctions Board shall be appointed by the Executive Directors for a single, non-renewable term of up to 6 years.  The Sanctions Board typically convenes for sessions twice per year and the work between sessions is intermittent, based on caseload.  Sanctions Board members must accept and be subject to the Code of Conduct for Members of the Sanctions Board, both during and after their term, which may limit post-service activities.  A pre-service conflicts-of-interest check will also be required.

Candidates must not currently hold any appointment to the staff of the Bank, IFC or MIGA and shall be familiar with procurement matters, law, dispute resolution mechanisms, or operations of development institutions. 

Interested candidates who believe they meet the selection criteria are invited to submit their applications to by April 29, 2020.

We welcome nominations of qualified candidates using the same submission details as above. All inquiries from candidates will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. ​