Barbro Hexeberg is a Lead Economist in the Development Economics Data Group at the World Bank in Washington DC. She has more than 20 years experience in national accounts, economic statistics and statistical capacity building more broadly. She is currently leading a team focusing on improving the quality and availbity of national accounts and economic statistics, by providing training and technical assistance to client countries as well as by bringing together comparable economic data for more than 200 economies through the World Development Indicators Database. Barbro represents the World Bank in the international standard setting body responsible for developing internationally agreed guidelines for compilation of National Accounts statistics. Before joining the World Bank, she worked for Statistics Norway. She is a Cand.Oecon. from University of Oslo, Norway.