Country Manager, World Bank
Stephen Ndegwa is the World Bank Country Manager for Serbia. Prior to this position, Mr. Ndegwa was the Operations Manager responsible for the World Bank program in Afghanistan. Between 2011 and 2014, he was Adviser with Operations Policy and Country Services at the World Bank and he was a member of the core team writing the 2011 World Development Report.
Mr. Ndegwa joined the World Bank in 2002 as Young Professional and has since worked on governance, political economy, and public sector capacity building across several regions. He has served as a Lead Specialist in the Governance Global Practice and has worked on programs in the Africa, Latin America, Middle East, South Asia, and East Asia and Pacific regions.
Prior to joining the World Bank, Mr. Ndegwa was Associate Professor of Government at The College of William and Mary (Virginia, USA, 1994-2002). He is the author or editor of several books and his research articles have appeared in leading journals. Mr. Ndegwa holds a PhD in political science and public policy from Indiana University.