Carlos Rossel is the publisher of the World Bank. A native of Santiago, Chile, he has over 25 years of experience in international scholarly and professional publishing. To support the institution’s role as global knowledge institution, the Bank's Publishing and Knowledge division works with departments across the institution to develop and publish a range of products that cover the full spectrum of economic and social development and that are primarily aimed at policymakers, academics, development practitioners, the business community, and students. In 2012, he led transformation of the program into a cutting edge open access publisher, including adoption of an Open Access Policy, implementation of Creative Commons licensing, and creation of the an open access repository, the Open Knowledge Repository. Mr. Rossel holds a degree in economics from The George Washington University, and an MBA from Loyola University Maryland.