David de Ferranti

President and CEO, Results for Development

David de Ferranti, President and CEO of Results for Development has over twenty-five years of experience in international development and U.S. domestic policy affairs, with leadership positions in international, government, and policy research organizations. As the World Bank's Regional Vice President for Latin America, he headed up a business with a $25 billion loan portfolio, 700 professionals in 14 locations, and a $160 million budget, for six years until his retirement from the Bank in 2005. Before that, he was responsible for the Bank's work worldwide in health, education, nutrition, population, and other social sectors, and earlier held other senior appointments. Previously, he also held management positions at Rand, the original think tank, and in the U.S. government. He joined Brookings as Distinguished Visiting Fellow in 2005, when he retired from the Bank. His research and writing have covered both developing countries and US domestic affairs. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University, with Outstanding Dissertation Award honors, and a Bachelors degree from Yale University, with Phi Beta Kappa and Magna cum Laude honors.

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