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Curriculum Vitae of Dr Fritzi Köhler-Geib

Chief Economist at KfW Group

Dr Fritzi Köhler-Geib has more than 17 years of experience at the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and in the financial sector, most recently in the position of Lead Economist for Central America at the World Bank (2017–2019). The focus of her economic policy work and economic research lies in Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa.

Dr Fritzi Köhler-Geib

2008PhD in Economics
Ludwig Maximilian University Munich and
Pompeu Fabra University, Spain
2002Licenciate in Economics
University of St. Gallen
2002CEMS Master in International Management
HEC Paris, University of Michigan, University of St. Gallen

DateProfessional experience
Nov. 2019 – presentChief Economist
First Vice President Economics Department
KfW Group, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2017 – 2019Lead Economist and Programme Leader
Central America
The World Bank, Washington D.C., USA
2012 – 2017Senior Economist
Macro Fiscal Management Global Practice
Latin America
The World Bank, Washington D.C., USA
2008 – 2012Economist
Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network
Economic Policy Department and Latin America
The World Bank, Washington D.C., USA
2008Research Consultant
Monetary and Capital Market Department
International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C., USA
2000 – 2007Various economist positions in Germany, Switzerland and the USA


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