Mr Divanbeigi is an economist under the Global Indicators department of the World Bank Group. He currently serves as a project coordinator for the Enabling the Business of Agriculture project. Prior to joining the team, Raian was part of the Doing Business unit where he conducted research on business regulation, growth and business creation. Before joining the World Bank Group he worked at ActionAid International where he conducted research on Policy Coherence for Development. He also worked for the Office of International Affairs of the regional government of Tuscany as an advisor on Aid Effectiveness. Mr Divanbeigi holds a master's degree in Development Economics and a bachelor's degree in Economic Development and International Cooperation from the University of Florence.