Gabriella Kusz is a seasoned financial sector public policy professional with experience in the thematic areas of economic growth and job creation, private sector development, corporate governance and financial reporting, professional association development, trade, education, gender and minority inclusion. Prior to beginning her own practice in international policy and development, Ms. Kusz was a Senior Financial Management Specialist with the World Bank where she led the design and implementation of corporate governance and financial reporting programs throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Ms. Kusz has also worked to support the development of professional accountancy organizations through her roles at the International Federation of Accountants and the CARANA Corporation. Ms. Kusz holds a Master of International Policy and Development from Georgetown University, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dayton, and a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Dayton. Gabriella is also presently working to complete a Certificate in Arabic language and cultures from the University of Chicago (expected 2020). Gabriella is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Virginia and holds AICPA Certificates in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as well as Not for Profit Accounting (I).