Florence Charlier led IEG's country program evaluations of Tunisia and Mongolia, as well as the flagship cluster country program evaluation on small states covering the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, the Pacific Island countries, Djibouti, Mauritius, Seychelles and Cabo Verde. She also participated to the knowledge based country program evaluation where she contributed to the assessment of the Bank knowledge work in Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Russia and South Africa.

Florence joined the World Bank as a young professional in 1999 and worked as a senior Economist in the African region in several countries until 2008. In 2009-11, Florence took a leave of absence from the World Bank and joined the Ministry of Finance in France to work within the newly set “delivery unit” as a Senior Advisor to the General Director in charge of state Modernization.

Florence holds a PhD in Economics from Stanford University and a master in business and administration from Stanford University.