Florentin Blanc is a consultant to the World Bank Group, OECD, and governments on investment climate and business environment. He has worked on regulatory enforcement and inspections for 15 years, providing advice to governments in Europe, Central Asia, East Asia, and Africa. Between 2004 and 2010 Florentin was a staff member of the International Finance Corporation, managing projects on business environment and inspections in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Florentin also conducts research on a wide range of topics related to business regulations including enforcement practices, drivers of compliance, and regulatory discretion. Florentin holds a Ph.D. from Leiden University and postgraduate degrees from the Sorbonne and Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris.