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Solvej Krause

Consultant
Solvej Krause is a consultant on the Responsible Financial Access team in the Finance & Markets Global Practice.
 
Prior to joining the World Bank, she helped set up the Economist’s documentary film unit, Economist Films. She was a documentary film researcher at Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney’s production company Jigsaw Productions and Al Jazeera English, where she researched, planned, and coordinated film shoots for a series about modern slavery. She reported for several UK newspapers, including The Daily Telegraph and Guardian Weekend. Earlier in her career, she was a reporter–researcher on the investigations team at the Sunday Times in London, covering stories about corruption, parliamentary expenses abuse, and vote-selling during the 2018/22 World Cup bidding process.
 
Solvej Krause worked as an election observer in Egypt, Libya, and Tunisia for The Carter Center in 2012 and 2014. A German national, she has an MA in International Economics and International Relations from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University and a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from Oxford University