Sebastian-A Molineus, a German national, is currently a Practice Director for the World Bank Group’s Finance & Markets Global Practice. In this role, he is responsible for delivering the Practice’s financial, advisory and knowledge, and convening services across the Africa, East Asia and Pacific, and South Asia regions, in addition to the global agenda on Financial Inclusion and Access.
Sebastian joined the WBG’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) in 2002, where he was a Project Manager for the Russia Corporate Governance Project, based in Moscow. He later worked in the IFC’s Middle East & North Africa Department, where he led a region-wide Corporate Governance Program, based in Cairo. In 2008, he joined the Financial and Private Sector Development Vice-Presidency (FPD) as a Sr. Operations Officer in the Capital Markets Department, and between 2010 and 2012 he co-led the change management initiative to implement Global Practices across FPD. From 2012-2014, Sebastian was the Practice Manager of the Capital Markets Practice, where he was responsible for strategic, knowledge, resource, portfolio, and talent management.
Prior to joining the WBG, Sebastian worked at the OECD in the Financial, Fiscal, and Enterprise Affairs Division, where he focused on corporate governance and financial reporting reforms.
Sebastian holds an MBA from the HEC School of Management in France, and a Masters in European and International Law from the University of Passau’s School of Law in Germany. He is married with four children.