World Bank (Permanent seat)

Nicole Klingen
Sector Manager, Health, Nutrition, and Population, Human Development Network
Started term November 2010

Nicole Klingen

Ms. Nicole Klingen is Sector Manager for Health, Nutrition, and Population (HNP) at the World Bank, a position she has held since 2011.

Ms. Klingen co-led the development of the World Bank’s 2007 Strategy for HNP Results. The same year, as part of the International Health Partnership (IHP+) and related initiatives, she led the World Bank team that collaborated with governments of developing and developed countries and other agencies to build a global compact to achieve the health Millennium Development Goals. She also served as co-coordinator of the secretariat for the High-level Taskforce on Innovative International Financing for Health Systems, which was launched in September 2008 to help strengthen health systems in the 49 poorest countries in the world.

Ms. Klingen, a trained economist, has been working in international development for more than 17 years, including more than ten years in operations, predominantly in the Middle East and North Africa.