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Tracey Marie Lane, Practice Manager for Governance Financial Management & Public Sector, Africa West Region

Tracey, a British national, joined the Bank in 2001 as a Young Professional. She has held various positions in Washington DC and in Country Offices including as a Senior Economist in Eastern Europe, East Africa and South Asia regions and as Program Leader in Middle East and North Africa region and Lead Economist in Latin America. Her most recent assignment being Practice Manager in the Governance Global unit in the Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions (EFI) Vice Presidency before moving to the Africa West region. Tracey has extensive experience in government expenditure analysis, fiscal policy and managing public finances. In addition, she has worked on open government and fiscal transparency, tax and revenue policy and administration, and public service delivery. Prior to joining the World Bank Tracey worked in the U.K. Government and held economist positions in the Prime Minister’s Policy and Innovation Unit, the Department for International Development, and the Department for Transport.  In addition to Cairo, London and Washington DC; Tracey has lived and worked in Fiji, Kenya, and Bangladesh. Tracey has a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Economics from the University of Essex, U.K.