Enzo de Laurentiis is the World Bank’s Chief Procurement Officer, in the Operations Policy and Country Services Vice-Presidency. Previously, he served as Manager of the Procurement Policy Unit in the same Vice-Presidency, as a Practice Manager in the Governance Global Practice, and as the Regional Procurement Manager for the East Asia and Pacific and the Latin America and Caribbean Regions of the World Bank.
Prior to joining the World Bank as Procurement Specialist in 1998, Mr. de Laurentiis was Projects Director and later Vice President of an international consulting firm providing advisory services on procurement to Multilateral Development Banks, countries and the private sector.
Mr. de Laurentiis has been a member of the adjunct faculty at American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C., from 1992 to 2004, teaching international contracts and international procurement law. He has also prior legal and international banking experience.
Mr. de Laurentiis holds a law degree (Dottore in Giurisprudenza) from the University of Trieste in Italy and a Masters of Laws (LL.M.) in International Legal Studies from American University Washington College of Law.