Kyle Peters is Vice President, Operations Policy and Country Services at the World Bank Group.
He was previously Director for Strategy and Operations in the Europe and Central Asia Region, working with the ECA Regional Leadership Team to assure implementation of the Regional Strategy and country programs.
Prior to joining the ECA Region, Mr. Peters was Director of Strategy and Country Services in the Operations Policy and Country Services Vice Presidency from 2006 - 2012. He was responsible for managing the Country Services group, working on the Bank’s response to the financial crisis of 2008-09, operational policy issues for IDA15 and 16 replenishments, and overseeing policy and reviews of country assistance strategies, development policy lending, and guarantees, as well as the aid effectiveness agenda.
His prior assignments include: as a Senior Manager in the Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group (IEG), with responsibility for assessing the Bank’s country assistance programs and programs in economic management, poverty reduction and the financial sector; as a sector manager for economic policy in Eastern and Central Europe, with responsibility for the Bank’s early engagements on regional integration in the Western Balkans; and as a macroeconomist in two regions--East Asia and the Pacific and Eastern Europe. In the East Asia region, he worked primarily on Indonesia and Vietnam. He served in the Bank’s country office in Jakarta from 1989-1992, working on macroeconomic, debt and poverty issues.
Mr. Peters received his BA in Mathematics and Economics from the College of William and Mary. He received a graduate degree in Economics from SUNY–Buffalo.