Joachim von Amsberg (banker)

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Joachim von Amsberg
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Born (1964-06-23) June 23, 1964 (age 53)
Berlin, Germany
Residence Beijing, China
Nationality German
Alma mater University of British Columbia, Technische Universität Berlin

Joachim von Amsberg (born June 23, 1964) is a German economist and banker. In February 2016, he was appointed Vice President, Policy and Strategy of the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.[1] Until then, he was Vice President of the World Bank, responsible for Development Finance.[2] He was responsible for the replenishment and stewardship of the International Development Association (IDA — the World Bank’s fund for the poorest), Global Partnership and Trust Fund Operations, trusteeship of financial intermediary funds and innovative financing, and financial management of the concessional finance portfolio. He recently led the 17th replenishment of the International Development Association.[3] He has also served as the World Bank country director in the Philippines[4] and in Indonesia where he oversaw World Bank support for Indonesia during the global financial crisis [5] and development partner support for reconstruction after the Aceh tsunami.[6] He is a member of the noble German House of Amsberg.

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  1. ^ "Joachim von Amsberg wird Vizepräsident". Das Handelsblatt. 2016-02-05. Retrieved 2016-05-02. 
  2. ^ "NOGAID urges richer nations to support poor nations". VibeGhana.com. 2013-04-27. Retrieved 2013-06-12. 
  3. ^ "World Bank raises $52 bn for poor countries". eni.network24.co. 2013-12-18. Retrieved 2014-07-05. 
  4. ^ "The Philippines: No longer a paradox". BusinessMirror. 2013-04-29. Archived from the original on 2013-06-06. Retrieved 2013-06-12. 
  5. ^ "World Bank grants $2bn loan to Indonesia". ft.com. 2009-03-04. Retrieved 2014-07-05. 
  6. ^ "Out of Aceh's experience, hope for rebuilding Haiti". washingtonpost.com. 2010-01-29. Retrieved 2014-07-05. 

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