Ana Revenga

Senior fellow, Brookings Institution

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Ana Revenga is a senior fellow at The Brookings Institution and associate professor at Georgetown University. She is a member of EsadeEcPol's Advisory Board, an independent advisor of BBVA since March 2020, a member of the board of trustees of the BBVA Microfinance Foundation, and president of the board of ISEAK. Until December 2017, Revenga was deputy chief economist of the World Bank Group, and previously senior director for Poverty and Equity Practice. In her 27-year career at the World Bank, she held multiple technical and managerial positions in the Asia-Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean regions.

She is also an expert in OECD countries. She has been director of the Department of Human Development in Europe and Central Asia and acting vice president of the World Bank's Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Group. She was co-director of the 2012 World Development Report (Gender equality and development). She also contributed to the 2006 World Development Report (Equity and development) and to the 1995 World Development Report (Workers in an integrated world). She has published extensively on topics related to poverty, inequality, productivity and job creation, inclusive growth and foreign trade. At the beginning of her career, she worked in the Research Department of the Bank of Spain and as a professor at the Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies.