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Office of the Executive Director (EDS03)

United Kingdom

Welcome to the website of the Office of the Executive Director for the United Kingdom. 

The United Kingdom (UK) became a shareholder of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) in December 1945. The UK is also a member of the International Development Association (which it joined in 1960), the International Finance Corporation (1956), the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (1988) and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (1967).
Along with the other members of the office, the Executive Director represents the United Kingdom in meetings at the World Bank and engages in direct consultations and negotiations with other Executive Officers in efforts to gain support for the World Bank's efforts in reducing poverty.
Susanna M. D. Moorehead
Executive Director, United Kingdom


Constituency News & Events

Jun 18, 2012Innovative Fund to Boost Food Security and Farmer Livelihoods is Launched (Press Release)
Jun 13, 2012Global Mobility Unaffected by Financial Crisis, as Remittances Remained Resilient (Press Release)
Jun 12, 2012WB Urges Developing Countries to Strengthen Domestic Fundamentals, to Weather Global Economic Turmoil (Press Release)
Jun 06, 2012Cities to Face Sharply Rising Costs for Garbage Treatment (Press Release)
Jun 05, 2012World Bank Group Unveils New Focus on ‘Green, Clean, Resilient’ Development (Press Release)