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Ms. Antonia Menezes
Ms. Antonia Menezes
World Bank Group

Antonia Menezes is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist based in Washington D.C. She provides advisory services to governments on insolvency and debt enforcement reforms, with an emphasis on work in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean and South Asia. She has assisted more than 40 countries in reforming and strengthening their insolvency regimes. Ms. Menezes represents the World Bank Group at Working Group V (Insolvency) of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). 


She is also the Co-Chair of the World Bank Group Insolvency & Creditor /  Debtor Regimes (ICR) Task Force, which is responsible for testing and evaluating the effectiveness of the World Bank ICR Principles and Insolvency Standard. 


Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Antonia was an attorney at two leading international law firms. 


She is an INSOL Fellow and holds an LLM from McGill University and an LLB from the London School of Economics & Political Science.