Emily Sinnott

Head of Policy and Strategy Division, Economics Department at European Investment Bank

Emily Sinnott is the Head of the Policy and Strategy Division in the Economics Department of the European Investment Bank (EIB). Her work focuses on informing the EIB’s policy discussions and strategic and operational orientations using economic research, and country and financial sector analysis. She also is responsible for results and impact assessments of EIB activities, including the results measurement framework outside the EU, macroeconomic modelling of EIB impact and in-depth microeconomic studies to assess EIB financial instruments and projects. Prior to joining the EIB in 2021, Emily was Lead Economist at the World Bank, in charge of lending and analysis for macroeconomics, finance, private sector development and public sector reform for Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. Additionally, she has worked as an economist at the OECD, European Central Bank and as an Overseas Development Institute Fellow in the Government of Guyana. Emily has a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University, a M.Sc. in Economics from Warwick University and a Ph.D. in Economics from the European University Institute.