International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank Group
Makhtar Diop is Managing Director of the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a position he assumed in March 2021. Before this, he was the World Bank’s Vice President for Infrastructure, where he led the Bank’s global efforts to build sustainable infrastructure in developing and emerging economies. An economist by training, he started his career in the banking industry before joining the IMF and later the World Bank. He has also held government positions, most notably as Minister of Economy and Finance of Senegal. A recognized opinion leader in the economic and social development field, Mr. Diop has been named one of the 100 most influential Africans in the world.