Valentina Saltane joined the Doing Business team in March 2011 and currently leads Trading across Borders indicator. For the first two years with the team she was in charge of Resolving Insolvency indicator and then she led Starting a Business indicator for another three years.
Prior to that, Ms. Saltane was part of the Financial Access team at the World Bank where she worked on Financial Access reports.
Before joining the World Bank Ms. Saltane held a position of a Research Analyst at the Law and Economic Consulting Group (LECG).
Ms. Saltane has also worked for the World Resources Institute as a program coordinator.
She holds an MPA degree from Cornell University and a BA degree from Colby College.
She has lived in Argentina, Bolivia, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Latvia, Russia and the United States and speaks Latvian, Russian, Spanish and has a working knowledge of French.