Anna Aghumian has been with IEG since 2008 where her focus is primarily on corporate and thematic evaluations. Her most recent work includes co-leading the evaluation of the World Bank Group’s Global Convening. Anna is also advising IEG teams on how to evaluate multi-donor partnerships and trust funds and has authored a number of global partnership reviews in health, governance and accountability, and sustainable development.

She has extensive experience in international development and evaluation, and her research interests include governance and public sector reforms, partnerships, monitoring and evaluation. Prior to joining the World Bank, she was the Manager of Governance and Crisis Prevention Programs at UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) and an economist at the International Monetary Fund. She holds a Ph.D in Government from London School of Economics.