Lilia Burunciuc

World Bank
Director for Caribbean Countries


Lilia Burunciuc is the World Bank Director for Caribbean countries. Ms. Burunciuc, a Moldovan national, is responsible for maintaining the partnership with the countries to address their development challenges. Since joining the World Bank in 1996, she held a range of increasingly challenging positions: Director for Central Asia; Manager in Operations Policy and Country Services; Country Manager for Macedonia; Country Program Coordinator for Southern Africa and Central Asia; Senior Country Officer for Ukraine and Belarus. She has extensive experience on leading policy dialogue with governments on various aspects of development. Prior to joining the Bank, Ms. Burunciuc was a Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Moldova (Moldova’s central bank). She has a Master’s of Public Administration degree from George Washington University (USA) and a degree (Master’s level) in Economics, Management and Planning from the Technical University of Moldova.