Senior Fellow

Hans-Martin Boehmer is an accomplished professional in the field of international finance and development with over 30 years of experience spanning the private sector, government, and international organizations. Currently, he is a Visiting Professor of the Practice at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy and contributes to multilateral financial institutions including the Global Environment Facility, the World Bank Group, the Inter-American Development Bank, the International Investment Bank, and the Eurasian Fund for Stabilization and Development as a consultant.

He is a faculty member at the International Law Institute, Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy. Since 2015, he has been teaching development-related courses on topics such as project management, monitoring and evaluation, and policy analysis, sharing his expertise with a wide range of countries from Barbados to Sri Lanka.

He previously held the position of senior manager at the World Bank Group’s Independent Evaluation Group, where he spearheaded institutional reforms to boost data accountability and transparency. He held the chair for the global initiative to solidify monitoring and evaluation systems in low and middle-income countries (theclearinitiative.org). Other roles within the World Bank Group included head of Corporate Strategy and Integrated Risk Management, besides operational assignments ranging from reconstruction initiatives in Lebanon, debt relief for Burkina Faso, to managing the World Bank’s program in Russia. He joined the World Bank Group via the Young Professionals Program in 1993.

From 2006 to 2008, Boehmer worked at the UK Department for International Development and led policy work in education, health, and neglected diseases. He managed the UK's cooperation with global health and education partnerships, and innovative financial initiatives such as the Global Fund, GAVI, the development of Advanced Market Commitments, and the International Finance Facility for Immunization.

Hans-Martin Boehmer holds a Ph.D. with distinction in economics from Georgetown University, an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Bonn, as well as an Executive Management Certificate in Business Administration from Harvard University.