Ms. Nargis Esufbekova (Tajikistan) is a Head of Secretariat of the Development Coordination Council (DCC) where she coordinates the efforts of 29 development partners working in Tajikistan with the Tajik Government counterparts on key socio-economic development issues. Prior to joining the DCC in 2014, she worked for the Swiss Cooperation Office/State Secretariat for Economic Affairs in Dushanbe as a National Program Officer for Economic Affairs covering areas of macroeconomics, public finance management and private sector development. Previously, Ms. Esufbekova worked in the private sector as a Cotton Traffic Manager at ECOM Agro-Industrial Corp, a Switzerland based Trade Company with a specific focus on cotton supply chain development, as an Economist at the Corporate Department of the Commercial Bank “Orienbank” and as an Administrative Officer at the Aga Khan Development Network and Aga Khan Humanities Project in Tajikistan. Ms. Esufbekova holds an MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK (2006) and a BSc in Economics and Finance and Credit from the Russian-Tajik Slavic University in Tajikistan (2004).