World Bank Manager and Special Representative to the UN and WTO in Geneva
Jos Verbeek is Manager and Special Representative to the UN and the WTO in Geneva.
Prior to joining the World Bank in 1992 in the international Economics Department, Mr. Verbeek was appointed Adviser to Mr. Mahmoud Mohieldin, first in his capacity as the World Bank Group’s President Special Envoy and later in his capacity as Senior Vice President 2030 Development Agenda, United Nations Relations and Partnerships. In his advisory role, he provided inputs in the WBG’s approach to the 2030 Agenda.
From 2012 until 2015, Jos Verbeek managed the Global Monitoring Report, a joint IMF-WBG flagship publication that analyzes policies and institutions to ultimately assist countries in attaining the Millennium Development Goals. Preceding this assignment, he worked as a country economist in the Africa and the European regions. He was based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (2008-10) and Warsaw, Poland (2000-03).
Mr. Verbeek was born in 1962 in the Netherlands. He received a Masters (Drs) and a PhD (Dr) in economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.