Vesselina Stefanova Ratcheva

Vesselina Stefanova Ratcheva, PhD
Data Lead, Education, Gender and Work, World Economic Forum

Researcher and analyst: PhD in Social Anthropology and MSc in Comparative and Cross Cultural Research Methods, Sussex University; BA in Social Anthropology and Maths, Cambridge University. Previously worked in the not-for-profit sector in the UK, has ten years of experience in research - academic and applied settings; projects covering international migration, experiences of urban infrastructure, political mobilisation, organisational culture, national identity, users responding to new education technology; consistently using mixed research methods. Ratcheva is dedicated to exploring the best ways to ensure more just social, political and economic systems with a specific focus on skills, work, identity (gender, ethnic) and culture. Ratcheva’s is working across the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the New Economy and Society with a specific focus on innovative approaches to data and research. Her responsibilities include management of  the Forum’s Global Future Council on New Metrics.