Mari Pangestu

Managing Director, Development Policy & Partnerships at World Bank

Mari Pangestu took up her new role as the World Bank Managing Director for Development Policy and Partnerships in March 2020. With over three decades of experience in academia, the government and in a think tank, Mari’s expertise as a strategic policymaker and thought leader will be essential in furthering a unified approach with partners to meet common development goals. Meaningful stakeholder engagement, particularly with civil society on the ground, has been a key facet of Mari’s varied career. Read more about her career, professional vision, organizational priorities, and personal life lessons in the interview below.


  • Managing Director, Development Policy & Partnerships

    Current role

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