Lars Sondergaard is an advisor at the World Bank, focusing on the World Bank’s work in EU countries on health, education and social protection and jobs. He has worked at the World Bank for the past 13 years, having been based in Washington, Chisinau, Bangkok and now Brussels.
Lars has written and co-written many publications at the World Bank, including a regional report on education systems in Eastern Europe and Central Asia called “Skills, Not Just Diplomas”.
Lars has a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from Georgetown University, and prior to the joining the World Bank, he was a senior economist at the European Central Bank.