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About IFC

About IFC > Organization 


IFC coordinates its activities with the other institutions of the World Bank Group but is legally and financially independent.


Ownership & Governance


IFC's 184 member countries, through a Board of Governors and a Board of Directors, guide IFC's programs and activities. Each country appoints one governor and one alternate. 

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IFC Executive Vice President and CEO
Jin-Yong Cai
The IFC Executive Vice President and CEO
leads IFC's overall strategic directions.


The World Bank Group's president also serves as IFC's president.

The Management Team assists the Executive Vice President and CEO in decision-making and strategic planning.

IFC's projects and programs are evaluated by the Independent Evaluation Group. Accountability is ensured by the independent Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman.



IFC's operations are carried out by its departments, most of which are organized by world region or global industry/sector.
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IFC has over 4,015 staff, of whom 57% work in field offices and 43% at headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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