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Transport and ICT Global Practice, The World Bank Group
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Last updated January 31, 2023
Pierre Guislain has been appointed Senior Director of the Transport and ICT Global Practice of the World Bank Group. He is a Belgian national, is the Director of the joint Bank-IFC-MIGA Investment Climate Department (CIC), a role he has held since 2006. In this position, he also serves as IFC business line director for investment climate, Bank FPD global practice co-director for investment climate, and is in charge of the FIAS multidonor program, the Health in Africa initiative and other global programs. He is also co-director at IFC for Fragile and Conflict Affected countries. Prior to this, Pierre was Manager of the Bank’s Global Telecommunications and ICT Sector division. Pierre brings extensive experience in private sector development and infrastructure sector reform, including Transport and ICT, as well as a deep practice of partnership within and outside the World Bank Group. He is author and editor of publications on PSD, foreign direct investment, ICT, infrastructure reform and privatization. He holds an MPA in Economics and Public Policy from Princeton University, as well as a graduate degree in Belgian and International Law and a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the Université Catholique de Louvain.