Before retiring from the World Bank, Polly Jones worked on both analytical reports and projects mainly in the areas of poverty, jobs policies and social protection programs and primarily in the Latin America Region. She also served as Country Program Coordinator for Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Before joining the World Bank, she served in the US Foreign Service. She currently works as a consultant. She has a M.A.L.D degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.