Global Director, Infrastructure Finance, PPPs & Guarantees, World Bank
Imad N. Fakhoury joined the World Bank as Director of the Infrastructure Finance, PPPs & Guarantees Group in November of 2019. Fakhoury comes most recently from the IFC, where he held the position of Senior Adviser for Private Sector Solutions. There, he worked to strengthen efforts to mobilize finance for development through leveraging private-sector solutions, creating markets, and reducing public debt. Before joining the World Bank Group, Fakhoury served in successive Jordanian governments as Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Minister of Public Sector Development, and Minister of State for Mega-projects. He served as Senator in the Jordanian Parliament and as Chief of Staff/Director of Office of His Majesty King Abdullah II. In his capacity as Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Fakhoury led pioneering work to launch Jordan 2025, successive resilience-based Jordan Response Plans to the Syria refugee crisis and the Jordan Compact. He also served as Governor of Jordan at the World Bank Group, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Islamic Development Bank Group, the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development.