Irum Touqeer is working with the World Bank Group as a Public Sector Specialist. For the past eight years, Irum has worked in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Algeria, and Sahel countries. She has worked on a range of economic and governance reforms, including fiscal management (tax policy and administration), growth and development, performance management, accountability institutions and systems, and regional trade and integration. She has also authored different policy papers on these areas. Prior to her current assignment with the Bank, Irum worked with the United Nations Development Programme on MDGs.