Gunhild Berg is a Lead Financial Sector Specialist with the World Bank Group’s Finance, Competitiveness, & Innovation Global Practice.
She is currently responsible for developing policies and programs to support financial sector development and stability in the Europe and Central Asia region. Prior to that Gunhild covered the World Bank’s financial sector work in several countries in the Africa region. Thematically, she is specialized on issues related to SME finance, banking system efficiency and resilience, and state-owned financial institutions. Gunhild also led or participated in several Financial Sector Assessment Programs (FSAPs).
Prior to joining the World Bank, she worked for KfW Development Bank. Gunhild holds a PhD in Economics from Goethe University Frankfurt and a Masters in Economics from Mannheim University. She has published several papers on banking and access to finance issues in peer reviewed journals.