Cord, Louise

Global Practice on Poverty, The World Bank, Africa


Louise Cord is the Country Director for Senegal, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Guinea Bissau, and Mauritania, based in Dakar, Senegal. A US national, she joined the Bank in 1991 as a Young Professional in the Bank’s Young Professional Program. She has since held various positions in the Bank’s poverty reduction and sustainable development departments, working specifically on inclusive growth, poverty reduction and rural development.  She has worked in Africa, Latin America, and Eastern and Central Europe.  Prior to ...