Jim Adams

Jim Adams

Jim Adams
Vice President for the East Asia and Pacific Region, The World Bank Group

Mr. Adams is Vice President for the East Asia and Pacific Region of the World Bank. In this capacity, he has overall responsibility for World Bank strategy, operations, and partnerships in one of the world’s most dynamic regions, covering more than a dozen states, ranging from the world’s most populous country to the smallest and most remote Pacific Islands states. Previously, Mr. Adams was Vice President and Head of Network, Operations Policy and Country Services, at the World Bank. In this role, he was responsible for operational policy development, procurement and financial management activities, relations with United Nations and nongovernmental organizations, and support to regional staff working in all these areas. Before joining the Bank, Mr. Adams worked for Merchants Bank, in Syracuse, NY, and with the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, in Geneva, Switzerland.


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