Ina-Marlene Ruthenberg

Country Manager for Zambia
World Bank

Ina-Marlene Ruthenberg is the Country Manager for Zambia. She is a Development Economist with broad experience in policy as well as operational work in bilateral and multilateral organizations (World Bank Group, Inter-American Development Bank and European Union). Prior to this, she has held various technical and managerial leadership positions, including: Alternate Executive Director, Country Program Coordinator, Senior Economist/Task Team Leader, Deputy Head of the Extractive Industries Review and Adviser to the Executive Director. Mrs. Ruthenberg has been recognized for working effectively at high level decision-making fora, such as the Board of Executive Directors at two Multilateral Development Banks and EU Councils. She has also been recognized for her work in operationalizing policies, designing and implementing Country Partnership Strategies as both a policy and operational tool. A German national, Mrs. Ruthenberg holds a Masters Degree in Economics from Georg August University and is a Graduate of the German Development Institute (GDI) in Germany.