Francoise Clottes

Ms. Clottes has been appointed as Director of Strategy and Operations as of February 16, 2017. Her top priorities will be leading the development of the GEF’s policy framework to enhance its impact on the protection of the global commons; enhancing internal systems to improve operational efficiency and result focus, and evolving partnerships to adapt to new opportunities and challenges.

A French national, joined the World Bank in 1994 as a Young Professional. Over the years, Ms. Clottes has served in a range of different capacities, at the corporate, sector and country level, in five out of six regions, and in several field positions. In the course of the past ten years, she has been deployed successively as Country Manager for Morocco, as Country Director for the 14 Caribbean Countries in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region, and in her most recent position, as Country Director for Sri Lanka and Maldives.

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GEF Secretariat - Policy, Partnerships, and Operations Unit
Director of Strategy and Operations