Arman Vatyan, UK and Canadian chartered accountant, is a governance focal point overseeing the implementation of the WB Governance work program in Central Asia. He is ECA PEMPAL program leader, and Public Sector Accounting and Reporting (PULSAR) program manager with more than 20 years of experience in leading critical financial management initiatives and reforms, including in public sector and corporate accounting and financial reporting, public internal and external audit, financial management information system (FMIS) and public internal control in more than 25 countries in ECA, Latin America, and MENA regions. He represents the WB as an observer in the EU EPSAS Working Group. He also leads PEMPAL Internal Audit Community of Practice of 23 countries (since 2008) and other successful regional PFM programs. Prior joining the WB Arman worked in a Big 4 audit firm providing corporate governance, strategic planning, MIS, restructuring, acquisition and privatization advice to governments and large public interest entities. He has more than 20 years teaching experience as trainer and visiting lecturer at Universities, MBA and regional programs; also organized or was keynote speaker in more than 50 international and regional conferences.