Natalia Gavrilita has extensive government and development consulting experience. Most recently, she was State Secretary at the Moldovan Ministry of Education, where she led ministry staff in implementing high-impact reforms in education financing, student assessment, and school governance. Prior to the Ministry of Education, Natalia spent several years at UK-based development consultancy Oxford Policy Management (OPM), where she worked on governance and evaluation projects in Tajikistan, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Occupied Palestinian Territories. Previously, she held senior positions in Moldova’s Government Office and Ministry of Economy, working on public administration reform, strategic planning and donor coordination. Natalia holds an M.P.P. in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School and a B.A. in Law from Moldova State University.