Emilija Timmis is a Senior Economist in the World Bank’s Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment Global Practice, currently covering the European Union. Emilija leads analytical work, including on fiscal and debt management, economic growth, structural reforms; as well as lending operations and country engagement products.
Emilija joined the World Bank in 2016 as a Young Professional and country economist for Nigeria. Prior to joining the Bank, Emilija was an Overseas Development Institute fellow at the Ministry of Finance in Rwanda working on private sector development. Emilija holds a PhD Economics degree from the University of Nottingham.