Title: Tunisia Country Manager
Bio: Eileen Murray, a US and Greek national is the World Bank’s Country Manager for Tunisia, based in Tunis. She joined the World Bank in 1989 as a Financial Analyst in the Africa Region. She has worked extensively on fragile states in countries such as Liberia, Sierra Leone, Burundi, Rwanda, West Bank and Gaza. Prior to her current assignment, she worked as the HD Sector Leader for West Bank and Gaza since 2008 based in Jerusalem. She worked on a broad range of issues including social safety nets, pensions, and education reforms. Eileen Murray has over 15 years of experience on Community Driven/Local Development Operations in the Middle East and North African regions and therefore has an extensive technical knowledge in many sectors including infrastructure, agriculture, rural roads, water and sanitation, and food security. She has worked in over 40 middle and low income countries and supervised over 50 investment lending projects. Eileen Murray graduated from the George Washington University and holds an MBA in Finance.