Hassane Cisse

Director Governance and Inclusive Institutions

World Bank


Hassane Cisse is currently the Director, Governance and Inclusive Institutions, Governance Global Practice, at the World Bank. In this capacity, he leads the Bank’s operational and knowledge work on inclusive governance to support countries in building sustainable, inclusive and trustworthy governance systems. Hassane has served as Deputy General Counsel of Knowledge and Research, Chief Counsel of Operations Policy, and as a legal advisor on Governance and Anti-corruption at the World Bank. Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked as Counsel at the International Monetary Fund. Review. Hassane holds his LL.B from the Dakar University School of Law in Senegal and his Diplome d’Etudes Approfondies (DEA) in International Law from the University of Paris II Patheon-Assas. He received his DEA in International Economic Law from the Sorbonne, where he also obtained a DEA in African History. He also holds a Master of Laws from Harvard University. He is also a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Justice and the Meta Council on New Architecture of Governance.


Forum Participation


Chair Panel Discussion ‘Social Accountability: Themes and Trends’