Mr. Mansur Bustoni is a transport sector specialist at the World Bank Group where he works on two multi-million dollar transformational infrastructure projects linking central Uzbekistan to the Ferghana Valley via railroad and highway connections. Prior to joining the World Bank in 2014, Mr. Bustoni was an investment officer at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for five years where he dealt with new business development and portfolio management of IFC investment projects in the Central Asia region. Previously, he served as an assistant to the First Deputy Minister and later to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Mr. Bustoni holds an MS in International Management from Loughborough University Business School, UK (2002) and a BS in Project Finance from Tashkent Institute of Finance (2001). He has also completed professional courses in International Affairs at the Clingendael Institute of International Relations in the Netherlands (2005) and in Diplomacy at the Diplomatic Academy of London (2004).