Mr Cyril Muller is Vice President for External Affairs at the World Bank.
Prior to this, he was the Director for Banking and Debt Management, in Treasury of the World Bank. From 2005 to 2010, he served as World Bank Special Representative for Europe. From 1991 through 2000, he held a range of positions across the World Bank, including in country operations. In 2000, Cyril took a leave of absence from the Bank to join the senior management of SGS, a Swiss multinational. As Vice President for products and strategy, he led a major overhaul of SGS services to governments. Prior to joining the Bank in 1991, he was a senior economist at the Swiss Federal Department for Economic Affairs, working on multilateral trade negotiations and international finance. Cyril holds economics degrees from Neuchatel University in Switzerland and from New York University.