Giorgio Saavedra

Mr. Giorgio Saavedra is a Senior Financial Officer in the Corporate Reporting group of the World Bank, and is also responsible for statutory and management reporting for the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), one of the World Bank Group institutions. Mr. Saavedra represents the World Bank in the international dialog where he brings his expertise on <IR> and is a strong advocate for better corporate reporting. He is also a participant in the <IR> Business Network.

In addition to leading corporate reporting for IBRD, Mr. Saavedra plays an integral role in the financial policy decision-making process of the World Bank, and in trying to embed integrated thinking within the organization.

Prior to joining the World Bank in June 2005, Mr. Saavedra worked in the Audit and Assurance practices of Ernst &Young, and Arthur Andersen.  He holds an MBA in Finance, is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and holds the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation.