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