Timeline of experiences
Below is a snapshot of my educational and professional evolution in reverse chronological order. Alternative representations can be found on my Google Plus and LinkedIn profiles. Moreover, a full list of my lecturing and academic writing is available, respectively, on the teaching and publications pages.
Adjunct Associate Professor at the American University of Paris.
Teaching courses in the Department of Economics and the Department of International and Comparative Politics.since 2013
Division Manager, Research Department, at the African Development Bank.
Led a team of professionals in devising, undertaking and disseminating research and analysis, including flagship publications such as the African Economic Outlook and the African Development Report.2009-11
Senior economist, Economic Policy/Trade Department, at the World Bank.
Supported Bank operations through applied economic analysis, including country and sector studies, informational and conceptual tools, and capacity building and learning events.
Prepared for managerial tasks by completing external MBA at Imperial College London.2004-09
Economist at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Prepared policy reports in support of Committees on Economic Policy, Trade, and Agriculture.1997-04
Lecturer with Civic Education Project (a not-for-profit organization).
Taught undergraduate courses at the University of Wroclaw.1995-96
Graduate student of applied economics at Stanford University (Ph.D.).
Prepared doctoral dissertation on the restructuring of the Polish sugar industry during transition.1992-97
Agricultural apprentice at Hoppenbrock Farming.1986
Military serviceman at Panzergrenadierbatallion 212.1984-85
Secondary school student at Kreisgymnasium Halle (Abitur).1975-84
Elementary school student at Grundschule Langenheide.1971-75
Born as the son of Reinhold and Lisa Walkenhorst.
Grew up on the parent's family farm.March 1965