Sophie Ibbotson is an economic development consultant specialising in Central Asia. She worked for the Ministry of Economy in Kyrgyzstan, and is currently an advisor to the Government of Uzbekistan and to the World Bank in Tajikistan.
Sophie is the author of books on Uzbekistan and Tajikistan; has contributed to books on Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and the Silk Road; and is a Council member of the RSAA.
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