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Kristalina GEORGIEVA Chief Executive Officer, IBRD - International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and IDA - International Development Association, Washington; former Vice-President for Budget and Human Resources, European Commission, Brussels


1986 Ph.D. (Economic Sciences), University of National and World Economy, Sofia. Thesis: Environmental Protection Policy and Economic Growth in the USA
1977-1993 Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of National and World Economy, Sofia
1987-1988 Research Fellow, Department of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, London
1991 Visiting Professor, University of the South Pacific, Fiji; and Australian National University. Lectured on Economies in Transition
1992 Consultant, Environomics and Merser Management Consulting Inc, Environmental policy services for Central and Eastern Europe
1993-1997 Environmental Economist/Senior Environmental Economist, Environment Division, Europe and Central Asia, The World Bank Group, Washington, D.C.
1997-1998 Sector Manager, Environment, East Asia and Pacific Region, The World Bank Group
1998-1999 Sector Director, Environment and Social Development, East Asia and Pacific Region, The World Bank Group
2000-2004 Director, Environment Department, The World Bank Group
2004-2007 Director and Resident Representative of the Russian Federation, The World Bank Group, Moscow
2007-2008 Director, Strategy and Operations, Sustainable Development, The World Bank Group
2008-2010 Vice President and Corporate Secretary, The World Bank Group
2010-2014 European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid & Crisis Response, Brussels
since 2014 European Commission Vice-President in charge of Budget and Human Resources, Brussels