Country Director for Turkey, World Bank
Martin Raiser is the World Bank’s Country Director for Turkey. He previously worked for the Kiel Institute of World Economics and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, where he was Director of Country Strategy and Editor of the Transition Report.
Since joining the World Bank in 2003, Mr. Raiser has held positions as the Country Manager in Uzbekistan and Economic Advisor in Ukraine. From 2008 to 2012, he served as Country Director for Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova. He has published numerous articles in refereed economic journals and authored several books.
Mr. Raiser earned his Ph.D. in economics at the University of Kiel, Germany. He holds degrees in economics and economic history from the London School of Economics.