Noro Andriamihaja, a Malagasy national, is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist in the Finance, Competitiveness, and Innovation Global Practice in the World Bank's Madagascar Country Office. In her current position, she is in charge a co-project leader of the Madagascar Financial Inclusion Project, the component related to access to finance MSMEs mainly the Partial Portfolio Credit Guarantee, the expansion of MFIs in under deserved area, so as the digitalization of MFIs and the credit infrastructure such as the national web-based collateral registry. She is also co-project leader of the Comoros Financial Inclusion Project. She is working with the FIG-Advisory team as a project leader of the Credit Infrastructure project which has implemented the first Madagascar Private Credit Bureau, the modernization of the Public Credit registry and serves also as a project leader of the Madagascar Secured Transaction and Collateral Registry.
Prior to that Noro has worked in the Investment Climate Reforms of the IFC Advisory Project and the Growth Poles Project. Back in 2013, she served as the Country Economist for the republic of Comoros, and also served as an Economist at the Chief Economist Office of Africa Region of the World Bank in Washington DC. Prior to that, Noro has spent four years as Country Economist of Madagascar. Prior to joining the Bank, Noro served as Economist at the International Monetary Fund's resident representative office in Madagascar for five years and worked as a regional Economist in an USAID financed Management of Environmental Support Project.
Noro holds a Master of Economics degree in Macroeconomics from the University of Antananarivo, Madagascar.