Ceren is a senior governance specialist with the Domestic Resource Mobilization Unit of the World Bank where her work focuses on fiscal policy and taxation with a focus on health taxes. In her previous role at the World Bank, she worked on multi-stakeholder engagement and coalition building approaches to facilitate public sector reforms in a wide-range of countries. Ceren is the co-author of the book A Better Globalization: Legitimacy, Governance, and Reform with Kemal Dervis. She has done work towards a Ph.D. (stopped) in political economy from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS); an M.A. in international relations, conflict management and international economics from SAIS, and a B.A. in economics from the Bogazici University in Turkey.