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Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Guest Speaker: Valentina Saltane, CIPA Spring 2020 Executive in Residence
Private Sector Development Specialist, The World Bank
Valentina Saltane joined the Doing Business team in 2011. Since becoming a Sr. Private Sector Development Specialist in November 2016, she has been a member of the team in charge of reviewing Doing Business data. Ms. Saltane has led the Resolving Insolvency, the Starting a Business and the Trading across Borders indicators. Ms. Saltane has also co-authored three Access to Finance reports, two reports on Sweden’s Business Climate, Global Survey on Consumer Protection and Financial Literacy publication as well as two working papers. Before joining the World Bank Group in 2007, Ms. Saltane held the position of research analyst at the Law and Economic Consulting Group (LECG). She has also worked for the World Resources Institute as a program coordinator. Ms. Saltane holds a master of public administration from the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs (CIPA), Cornell University. She is fluent in Russian, Latvian, Spanish and is proficient in French.