Senior Financial Sector Specialist
Laura Pop is a Sr. Financial Sector Specialist with the World Bank Financial Market Integrity/Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative(StAR) team. Since joining the World Bank in 2009, she has advised countries on multiple areas of financial disclosure (enhancing the legal framework, using electronic tools, increasing the effectiveness of verification, operationalizing the concept of beneficial ownership in declarations, inter-agency cooperation in particular with anti-money laundering institutions) to more than 20 countries across all regions. She co-authored the StAR publication “Getting the Full Picture on Public Officials” and the World Bank publication ”Using Asset Disclosure for Identifying Politically Exposed Persons”. She also advises and works on asset recovery, anti-money laundering and financial inclusion/integrity programs.