Building Peace and Connectivity through Research and Dialogue
Josie bassinette

Josie Bassinette

Josie Bassinette worked for the World Bank Group for 30 years. Much of her career was spent in development in Fragile and Conflict-effected States including the West Bank and Gaza, Lebanon, Iraq and Afghanistan.

She lived in Afghanistan from 2009-2012 while serving as Lead Operations Manager and then Country Director.  This was a period of extensive international donor cooperation that, together with Government of Afghanistan, supported key national programs in health, education, community development and infrastructure.