AKIPRESS.COM - The World Bank announced the appointment of Taehyun Lee as the new Country Manager for Mongolia, effective May 15.
Lee will lead the World Bank's policy dialogue with government counterparts, civil society, the private sector, and other partners. He will also manage the World Bank country team based in Mongolia.
He will oversee the implementation of the World Bank Group - Mongolia Country Partnership Framework for 2021-2025.
During 2013-2017, Lee served as Senior Country Economist for Mongolia based in Ulaanbaatar. In that role, he led the World Bank’s engagement in macroeconomic and fiscal policy, financial sector development, public financial management, and growth strategy and structural reform to support Mongolia's growth.
Lee holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Washington in Seattle, United States.