Salman Anees Soz

Consultant to Leadership Team of Fragility, Conflict, Violence (FCV) Group (Washington, DC and Nairobi, Kenya), and Consultant to Iraq Country Team for development of the Country Partnership Framework (2018-23)

Salman Anees Soz is a development practitioner, author, and commentator. He is a former World Bank staff member with experience across a range of economic development issues in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and South Asia. Beyond regional and country-level strategic issues, Salman’s World Bank experience includes working on issues related to climate change, disaster risk management, urban development, monitoring and evaluation and partnerships. He is a recipient of the World Bank President’s Award for Excellence as well as several other awards of recognition. Salman Soz holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Yale University (New Haven) and a Master’s degree in Economics Northeastern University (Boston). He received a BA (Hons.) in Economics from St. Stephen’s College (Delhi), where he was the elected President of the Students’ Union Society.

"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."

– Mahatma Gandhi