Ms. Fu is the Director of World Bank’s Development Data Group, overseeing its global development monitoring and open data initiatives, surveys and other technical services, and global statistical programs such as the International Comparison Program. She also leads and coordinates the development and implementation of the Bank’s development data agenda. Ms. Fu has been an active leader in the global statistical community, having served on the UN Secretary General’s Independent Expert Advisory Group on Data Revolution for Sustainable Development, and is Council of ISI.
Previously she led the statistics program at the UNESCAP and UNDP’s Human Development Report Office and worked as a senior researcher. Ms. Fu holds a Ph.D. in Demography from Princeton University and a B.A. in Economics from Peking University.