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Fritz Fischer

Former German Executive Director at the World Bank

Fritz Fischer served as German Executive Director at the World Bank from 1991 to 1996.

Prior to working at the World Bank, he served as Executive Secretary of the Joint Bank-Fund Development Committee from 1984 to 1987.

In addition to his work in the field of development assistance, Mr. Fischer was a senior official in the German government, working for several Secretaries of the German Finance Ministry (including Karl Schiller and Helmut Schmidt).

He also assisted the chairman of the “Brandt Commission” from 1977 to 1980.

Mr. Fischer now lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

Articles by Fritz Fischer

Merging the World Bank and IMF

Is a merger the right move to meet future development challenges?

January 12, 2005