Kirsten Schuettler is a Senior Program Officer at the World Bank's Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice. In the Migration & Remittances team her responsibilities include monitoring remittances and migration in the MENA and ECA regions and contributing to the implementation of the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD). Prior to joining the World Bank she worked for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) as a component manager in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Promotion Program in Tunisia and as an advisor on private sector development and migration at GIZ headquarters. She has published on different aspects of the link between migration and economic development. She holds Masters Degrees in Political Science and Economics.