Chiara is the Chief Thematic Officer of ADB’s Thematic Advisory Service Cluster under the Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department. Chiara is responsible for the Cluster's vision, goals, and work plan of eight thematic groups: Digital Technology for Development, Environment, Gender Equity, Governance, NGO and Civil Society Center, Regional Cooperation and Integration, Rural Development and Food Security, and Social Development.
Chiara has over 25 years of experience in managing multi-stakeholders and multi-disciplinary projects gained in various international organizations namely the IMF, OECD, UN and the World Bank. She started her professional career as Economic Adviser at HM Inland Revenue (UK), and she joined the OECD in 1998 as Young Professional, then the IMF in 2003 to pursue her career as an economist. She was also the Head of the Fiscal Affairs Office at the UN Mission in Kosovo before joining the World Bank in 2008 when she covered different functions including Practice Manager for the Governance Practice. She served as a board member of the Central Banking Authority of Kosovo as well as the Kosovo Trust Agency in charge of SOEs and privatization.