Economics Principal Specialist
Horst Wattenbach joined the Office of Evaluation and Oversight in 2017. Horst worked during the first year at OVE on PCR and XSR validations, revising their respective guidelines, and reviewing the progress of IDB in the implementation of IDB9 commitments on the Bank’s Development Effectiveness Framework. Prior to OVE, he has worked, among others, as Senior Evaluator at the Council of Europe Development Bank and as Senior Project Manager at KfW Development Bank and with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN. Horst has worked for over 25 years in all stages in the project cycle in projects in South America, East Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, notably in agriculture, rural development and natural resource management.