Idah Pswarayi-Riddihough, a Zimbabwean national, is the Country Director for Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius, Comoros, and Seychelles in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region.
Since joining the Bank in 1995 as a Young Professional, Pswarayi-Riddihough has worked in four different regions; South Asia, East Asia, the Middle East, North and Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Her most recent appointment was in South Asia as Country Director for Nepal, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives.
Prior to that, she served as the Director of Operational Services from 2012 to 2014, where she also supervised teams covering operations in financial management and procurement. She has also held various operational and corporate management positions, including Director of Strategy and Operations, in the Human Resources Vice Presidency.
João Carlos, from Mozambique’s O ECONÓMICO, sat down with Mrs. Pswarayi-Riddihough for an in-depth conversation about the latest developments of the World Bank within the region.