Baku. 14 January. REPORT.AZ/ Catarina Bjorlin Hansen has been appointed EBRD Regional Director for the Caucasus and will assume her new role based in Tbilisi on 1 April 2019. She replaces Bruno Balvanera who has been named EBRD Managing Director for Central Asia, Report informs citing the EBRD.
In her new position, Ms Hansen will lead the Bank’s operations in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia and help to further develop their economies through investment, policy engagement, small business advice and support for reforms.
“I am delighted to return to the Caucasus as Regional Director and to take on this great task. This is a strategically important region with huge potential for further development. The EBRD will continue to support this development with investment and reforms”, Ms Hansen said.