Nayé A. Bathily
Head, Global Parliamentary Relations, World Bank
Nayé A. Bathily is an international affairs expert at the World Bank. Since 2004, she has served as the Bank’s first full-time parliamentary staff member and now leads advocacy and outreach to parliamentarians for the institution.
Bathily has actively contributed to the creation of the Parliamentary Network on the World Bank and IMF, a unique platform for policy dialogue on key development issues. She organizes thematic workshops for parliamentarians on topics such as trade, climate change, Millennium Development Goals, governance, and natural resource management. She also leads partnership efforts on behalf of the World Bank, providing strategic input to heads of states for major development roundtables in Africa. She earned a master’s in public administration and was a Mason Fellow from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in 2009.