Title: Sector Manager for Urban & Social Development
Bio: Franck Bousquet, is the World Bank’s Manager of the Urban and Social Development Sectors in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region. Prior to this position, he was the Program Coordinator for Central and Western Africa in the Bank's Water and Urban Unit. From 2008 to 2009, Franck was acting Sector Leader for the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Republic of Congo for the Bank’s Sustainable Development Department. Prior to joining the Bank, Franck worked as the Finance Director of a water utility and as the Adviser for Economic and European Affairs at the French Highway Directorate. He has also worked for a number of investment banks, focusing on asset management, derivative strategies and risk management. Franck holds a MBA from Columbia Business School and a graduate diploma in engineering from the National Engineering School of Public Works, Lyon, France. He has published numerous papers, with particular emphasis on infrastructure financing and Public Private Partnerships.
- Natural disasters in the Arab World: Today’s plan is a shelter for tomorrow’s storm
- MENA's Mayors put their heads together to build stronger cities
- From Spring to renaissance: repositioning of the Arab cities
- Supporting Social Accountability in the Middle East & North Africa: Lessons learned from past political & economic transitions