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 Caribbean Energies and Investment Summit 2023 Logo 

Bridgetown, Barbados
1st – 3rd Nov 2023




Lilia Burunciuc

Lilia Burunciuc

Director for the Caribbean Region, The World Bank

Lilia Burunciuc is the World Bank Director for Caribbean countries. Ms. Burunciuc, a Moldovan national, is responsible for maintaining the partnership with the countries to address their development challenges.

Since joining the World Bank in 1996, she held a range of increasingly challenging positions: Director for Central Asia; Manager in Operations Policy and Country Services; Country Manager for Macedonia; Country Program Coordinator for Southern Africa and Central Asia; Senior Country Officer for Ukraine and Belarus.

She has extensive experience on leading policy dialogue with governments on various aspects of development.

Prior to joining the Bank, Ms. Burunciuc was a Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Moldova (Moldova’s central bank).

She has a Master’s of Public Administration degree from George Washington University (USA) and a degree (Master’s level) in Economics, Management and Planning from the Technical University of Moldova.