Nato Kurshitashvili is a Gender Specialist with the Transport Global Practice at the World Bank. Previously she worked as a Principal Gender Adviser at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), responsible for the development and implementation of projects to mainstream gender into EBRD’s operations. Prior to that, she had been part of the Statistical Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) working in a multi-country project to support national statistical offices to improve collection and dissemination of sex-disaggregated data. Nato has ten years of experience developing and managing projects across diverse sectors (with particular strengths in the infrastructure sector) and countries in Europe and Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa and South Asia. Nato is an author and a co-author of a number of academic and agency reports. Nato holds a MSc in Social Policy and Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK, and MA in Public Policy from the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary.