Inga is an economist by training who built an expertise in results-based financing approaches and is now leading the impact bond work at the World Bank. She implemented projects across infrastructure and social sectors in Africa, South Asia, and East Asia Pacific. Inga served as Chief of Staff at the Moldovan Ministry of Education where she headed Minister’s Cabinet. She was at the forefront of the education reform and the development of the new Education Strategy and the Education Law. Ms. Afanasieva holds an MSc in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a BA in Economics from the Academy of Economic Studies, Moldova.