Carole Biau is a director for Global Market Development at the Milken Institute, where she launched and now leads the IFC-Milken Institute Capital Markets Training Program. Hosted at the George Washington University, this program offers an accredited certificate in capital markets development to mid-career policymakers from developing countries. So far, 105 scholars from 45 countries have attended the program. Biau also leads policy advisory work and research on the regional integration of financial markets, in partnership with financial regulatory bodies. Before joining the Milken Institute, Biau worked as an investment policy analyst and program manager at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, with a focus on infrastructure regulation and investment policy in Africa and Asia. Born in France and raised in Kenya, Biau holds a BSc in economics from Warwick University in the United Kingdom and a master of international affairs degree from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs in New York. She works at the Institute's Washington office.