Senior Adviser, President's Office
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
PhD in Public Policy, Harvard University. 1996-2001, Development Associate, Harvard University; 2001-08, Macroeconomist for various countries in Eastern Europe, Latin America, Africa and Central Asia, International Monetary Fund; 2008-09, worked on region-wide joint IFI initiative to help stabilize European banking groups operating in emerging European countries. Currently, Lead Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); heads economic assessment and strategy for countries in Eastern Europe and Caucasus region. Represents EBRD in economic pillar of EU's Eastern Partnership policy initiative. Recent research has focused on financial development, de-dollarization policies and impact of the Vienna initiative during the financial crisis.