World Bank Group
Global Lead for Energy Economics, Markets & Institutions, Energy and Extractives Global Practice
Vivien Foster is the Global Lead for Energy Economics, Markets & Institutions for the World Bank Group’s Energy and Extractives Global Practice. She has also held the roles of Sector Manager and Practice Manager, Strategy & Operations for the Practice since 2012. She was a core member of the team that developed and secured Board consensus for the Energy Sector Directions Paper in 2013.She positioned the Bank as a Knowledge Hub for Sustainable Energy for All, developing a program of data-driven flagship global knowledge products, including the Global Tracking Framework and Readiness for Investment in Sustainable Energy, in collaboration with numerous external agencies. She worked as a Senior Economist in the Latin America Region and Lead Economist in the Africa Region.