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Franck Bousquet

Franck Bousquetis deputy director of the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, overseeing the IMF’s global partnerships. Previously, he was the deputy director coordinating the Fund’s engagement with Fragile and Conflict-affected States (FCS). Notably, Franck led the preparation of the IMF FCS Strategy approved by the Board in March 2022. Before joining the IMF, he was the senior director of the World Bank’s Fragility, Conflict and Violence (FCV) Group where he led the development of the Bank’s first FCV Strategy. In this role, he mobilized expertise and supported teams across the Bank to design and implement programs in collaboration with humanitarian-development-peace partners, including the implementation of the $25 billion International Development Association financing package for the poorest countries. Franck has several years of leadership experience in low-income and middle- income countries in Africa and the Middle East, including significant work on resilience and reconstruction issues such as the World Bank’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis. He led an international effort, through the set-up of the Global Concessional Financing Facility, providing for the first-time concessional financing to middle-income countries facing refugee crises. Franck previously held roles in the public and private sectors focused on sustainable development, finance and capital markets. He holds an MBA with a specialization in finance from Columbia Business School and a graduate diploma in engineering from France.