Franck Bousquet is the senior director of the World Bank’s Fragility, Conflict, and Violence (FCV) Group. He assumed this position in July 2017, to lead implementation of the World Bank’s strategic approach to addressing FCV across low- to middle-income countries.
Bousquet brings several years of leadership experience on resilience and reconstruction issues. Most recently as director in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, where he led the World Bank’s engagement with international partners during a period of unprecedented volatility in the region.
In response to the Syrian refugee crisis, Bousquet worked with the United Nations, multilateral development banks, and bilateral partners to create the Global Concessional Financing Facility, an international effort to bridge the gap in humanitarian and development assistance by providing concessional financing to middle-income countries facing refugee crises.
While in MENA, Bousquet held several positions including as senior regional advisor and as manager for the Urban and Social Development sectors.
Bousquet also spent seven years working across a range of sectors in the World Bank’s Africa Region.
Prior to joining the World Bank, Bousquet held roles in the public and private sectors focused on water utilities, transport, and finance and capital markets. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a graduate diploma in engineering from the National Engineering School of Public Works in Lyon.