Cigdem Aslan joined the World Bank in 2010 with more than 15 years of experience in sovereign debt management. In her current position, Cigdem contributes to World Bank capacity building activities and advisory services on public debt and risk management. She also works on training and research activities related to government debt management strategy, risk management, governance, contingent liabilities and domestic debt market development.
Prior to her move to the WB, Cigdem was part of the core team that designed and implemented debt management reforms at the Turkish Treasury. Her last position was Head of Credit Risk Management department where she was responsible for a range of policy issues and risk management activities mainly associated with the government's contingent liabilities, sub-nationals, and public-private partnerships.