Mr Cyril Muller joined EXT as VP in November 2011.
EXT manages relationships with key stakeholders for the World Bank, including parliamentarians, donor countries, the media, civil society, foundations, and the private sector.
Prior to this, Mr Muller was the Director for Banking and Debt Management in the World Bank Treasury, where he led the team responsible for modernising the financial products available to member countries, and advisory services on public debt management.
From 2005 to 2010, he served as the World Bank’s Special Representative for Europe, based in Paris.
His main responsibilities were managing the dialogue with European governments and institutions.
From 1991 through 2000, Mr Muller held a range of positions across the World Bank, including in country operations.
In 2000, Mr Muller took a leave of absence from the World Bank to join the senior management of SGS, a Swiss multinational. Prior to joining the Bank in 1991, he was a senior economist at the Swiss Federal Department for Economic Affairs, working on multilateral trade negotiations and international finance.
Currently he is Vice President of External Affairs at the World Bank.
Mr Muller holds economics degrees from Neuchatel University in Switzerland and from New York University.