Ms. Roberta Gatti
Roberta Gatti is the Chief Economist of the Human Development practice group in the World Bank. Roberta joined the World Bank in 1998 as a Young Professional in the Development Research Group. Roberta became sector manager and Human Development Lead Economist in the Middle East and North Africa and in the Europe and Central Asia regions, overseeing work on aging, skills, jobs, pensions, social safety nets, and the Roma inclusion agenda. She also worked as Lead Economist based in the Bank’s Warsaw office and as the Global Lead for Labor policies.
Mr. Zelalem Yilma Debebe
Zelalem Yilma Debebe is an Economist in the Health, Nutrition and Population global practice of the World Bank. He is currently on a short-term assignment with the Human Capital Project team under the Human Development Vice Presidency. His research interest lies in the broad area of development economics.
Dr. Yakama Jones
Dr. Yakama Manty Jones (Née Mara) currently leads the Research and Delivery Division in the Ministry of Finance. She is also the Focal Person for the country’s Human Capital Development Project. Dr. Jones is an expert in Development Economics, Finance, Econometrics, and Project Management.