Madalina Papahagi is the Program Manager for the Subnational Business Ready Unit. She has more than 15 years of experience leading and conducting research and assessments of local business enabling environments in countries around the world. She joined the World Bank in 2001, where she first worked on operational quality in Africa region and then on investment climate advisory projects at the IFC office in Belgrade. Madalina holds an MBA from the American University in Washington DC, where she was a Fulbright scholar, and a BA from the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest. Before joining the World Bank, she worked in the banking sector in Romania.