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Faris Hadad-Zervos

Mr. Faris Hadad-Zervos

World Bank Country Director for Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka based out of Kathmandu

BIOGRAPHY

Faris Hadad-Zervos is the World Bank Country Director for Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka based out of Kathmandu. He leads the overall program and policy dialogue with the clients, providing guidance to the management teams in the countries. Prior to this, he served as the World Bank Country Manager for Nepal, Country Manager for Malaysia and the Head of the Global Knowledge and Research Hub in Kuala Lumpur. Mr. Hadad-Zervos, a US national, joined the World Bank in 1996 with the Private Sector Development Department. He served as Manager of the Technical Cooperation Program with the Gulf Cooperation Countries (2000-2003), Head of Mission for Iraq (2003-2005), Operations Manager for the West Bank and Gaza (2005-2008), Acting Director for Fragile States in the Operations Department (2010-2011) and Country Manager for Bolivia (2012-2015). In 2008, Hadad-Zervos took a leave of
absence from the World Bank to serve as the Deputy Head of the Quartet Office for the Middle East Peace Process, based in Jerusalem.

Mr. Hadad-Zervos holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from George Mason University, and a Master's Degree in Finance from The George Washington University.

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Speeches by Mr. Faris Hadad-Zervos

Jun 07, 2021

9:45 PM - 11:00 PM

Charting Sri Lanka’s Economic Trajectory

Jun 07, 2021

9:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Charting Sri Lanka’s Economic Trajectory