Ahmet Levent has over 25 years professional experience in social inclusion and economic development. Since February 2010, he has been working as the Senior Human Development Specialist in the Health, Nutrition, and Population Practice Group of the World Bank. He has been leading the engagement in Turkish Health Sector, and assuming the task team leader responsibility of several lending and technical assistance activities, including the Turkey - Health System Strengthening and Support Project, and the PHRD Grant on Sustainability of Universal Health Coverage in Turkey. He authored several reports in the fields of health, social protection & jobs, education & skills, and gender. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Finance.