Klaus  Koch-Saldarriaga

Klaus Koch-Saldarriaga

Regulatory Specialist

Klaus Koch-Saldarriaga is a World Bank Regulatory Specialist. He oversees the interactions with governments for the Doing Business report and also leads the Resolving Insolvency Indicator. He holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from UC Berkeley, attended the Harvard University negotiation program and holds a law degree from Javeriana University in Colombia. Prior to joining the World Bank Group, he was a Diplomat (Counselor) at the Embassy of Colombia in the United States, where he coordinated the working relationship with U.S. Congress for the approval of the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement. He also worked for the Business Association of Colombia (ANDI), and the law firms Heuking Kühn in Germany and DG&A in Colombia. He speaks Spanish and is conversant in German.