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Aaron Rosenberg's picture
Aaron Rosenberg is currently the Chief for Public Affairs at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group... Read more »
Abhishek Gupta's picture
Abhishek Gupta is a consultant at the World Bank. He currently works on projects related to livelihoods enhancement and community driven development in... Read more »
Abul Basher's picture

Md. Abul Basher was born and brought up in the countryside of Bangladesh and had his primary education in a school that did not have any roof. He... Read more »

Adiba Sanjana's picture
Adiba Sanjana joined The World Bank, Bangladesh in 2012 and is currently working as a Research Analyst in the South Asia Economic Policy and Poverty... Read more »
Afra Rahman Chowdhury's picture
Afra Rahman Chowdhury, a native of Bangladesh, is currently working with South Asia’s Social Protection team and with Social Inclusion Cluster of Social... Read more »
Ahamad Tanvirul Alam Chowdhury's picture
Ahamad Tanvirul Alam Chowdhury is an Education Consultant for the Education Global Practice Team in the World Bank and works for Higher Education... Read more »
Amit Bhattacharya's picture
Amit Bhattacharya is a senior assistant editor at The Times of India, New Delhi. In a career spanning almost two decades, he has worked for some of the... Read more »
Amrita Chowdhury's picture
I am Amrita Chowdhury, hailing from Kolkata, honors Graduate in Economics from Calcutta University, pursuing PGCHRM with XLRI. My grounding in HR spans... Read more »
Ananda Galappatti's picture
Ananda Galappatti is a medical anthropologist and Director of Strategy at The Good Practice Group... Read more »
Andreas Blom's picture

Andreas Blom works as a Lead Economist in the World Bank’s education units in Africa. He supports management in implementing strategies to improve ... Read more »

Andy Kotikula's picture

Andy is an Economist in the Economic Policy Unit of the South Asia Region of the World Bank.

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Angela Walker's picture
Angela Walker is an adviser in staff engagement and internal communications in the World Bank Group’s External and Corporate Relations unit. Read more »
Aniqah Jasmine Khan's picture

Aniqah Jasmine Khan joined the World Bank in 2003 based in the Bangla... Read more »

Anshul Pachouri's picture

Anshul Pachouri is currently working with a global consulting firm in its strategy practice. He has also worked with Economic Advisory Council to P... Read more »

Anushka Wijesinha's picture
Anushka Wijesinha is a Research Economist at the Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, working on private sector development, SMEs, economic... Read more »
Anwar Shah's picture
Dr. Anwar Shah is Director of the Centre for Public Economics, Chengdu/Wenjiang, China and also serves as an advisor/consultant to the World Bank and... Read more »
Arastoo Khan's picture

Arastoo Khan is Additional Secretary, Economic Relations Division of the Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh. He is also the Focal Point ... Read more »

Ashi Kathuria's picture

Ashi Kathuria is a consultant in South Asia Human Development based in the India Office.

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Ashish Khanna's picture
Ashish Khanna is the India energy team leader in the World Bank's South Asia Sustainable Development Department. Read more »
Ashma Basnyat's picture
Ashma Basnyat is a consultant for the South Asia Sustainable Development department of the World Bank.  She has contributed to a number of unit... Read more »
Ashok Sarkar's picture
Ashok Sarkar works as a Senior Energy Specialist in the World Bank’s Energy Anchor Unit, where he coordinates the strategic efforts for scaling up... Read more »
Aurelien Kruse's picture
Aurélien is an economist in the Nairobi office of the World Bank, where he works on Somalia, Burundi and Kenya (leading the Bank's work on Kenya's... Read more »
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Ben Safran's picture

Ben Safran is currently a Junior Professional Associate with the South Asia Human Development Unit. His work has focused on education in Pakistan. He... Read more »

Benjamin Crow's picture

Benjamin Crow is a Communications Assistant with the South Asia External Affairs Team. His primary responsibility is as Coordinator for the Public... Read more »

Brittney Davidson's picture

Brittney Davidson is a student at the University of Florida, currently studying Business Marketing and Mass Communications. She also pursued... Read more »

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Céline Ferré's picture

Céline Ferré started writing blog entries when she was 10, back in the eighties, frantically scribbling with a fountain pen in her diary. Her younger... Read more »

Ceren Ozer's picture

Ceren is an Economist with the South Asia Economic Policy Unit where she works as a country economist for Nepal and on migration and remittance... Read more »

Charles Cormier's picture
Charles Cormier is a program manager in the South Asia Sustainable Development Department's Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change unit. He has... Read more »
Charukesi Ramadurai's picture
Charukesi Ramadurai is a freelance writer and journalist from India with bylines in The New York Times, Time, Forbes, The Economist, The Christian... Read more »
Chathurika Hettiarachichi's picture

Chathurika Hettiarachichi is an Assistant Lecturer in Economics in the Department of Economics in the University of Colombo. She's currently in the... Read more »

Chulie De Silva's picture

Chulie de Silva is the Senior Communications Officer in Colombo, Sri Lanka.  She is a firm believer in reaching out to audiences that we... Read more »

Chyi-Yun Huang's picture
Chyi-Yun is currently an Urban Specialist focusing on the Africa region, and has previously worked in East Asia and South Asia. She has more than 10... Read more »
Craig Kullmann's picture
Craig Kullman has been with Water and Sanitation Program for 3.5 years working on the project's two global projects - Scaling Up Rural Sanitation and... Read more »
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Dan Biller's picture
Dan Biller is Sector Manager of the Economics Unit in the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance arm of the... Read more »
Daniel Radcliffe's picture

Dan is a Program Officer in the Bill & Melinda Gates... Read more »

Darshana Patel's picture

Darshana Patel is currently a consultant to the Social Development Department’s Budget Transparency Initiative and a climate change adaptation... Read more »

Darshani De Silva's picture

Darshani De Silva is an Environmental Specialist working in the Sri Lanka country office in Colombo. She specializes in environmental and climate... Read more »

Dean Mitchell Jolliffe's picture

Dean Jolliffe is a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank and member of the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS)... Read more »

Debaraj Behara is the State Project Manager (Livelihoods) at Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society Read more »
Dee Jupp's picture
Dee is the research team leader for the Read more »
Deepa Rai's picture
Deepa Rai is a Social Development Communications and Outreach Consultant working for PRAN (Program for Accountability in Nepal) at the World Bank.
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Deepak Malik's picture

Deepak Malik is an Operations Specialist with the Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project and is based in the state’s capital, Dehradun. He has about... Read more »

Delilah Liu's picture
Delilah Liu is a Communications Consultant for the World Bank’s South Asia Regional Cooperation and Integration Unit. She oversees the communications of... Read more »
Dhushyanth Raju's picture
Dhushyanth Raju is a Senior Economist in the South Asia Education Department. He currently works on issues in primary and secondary education in Pakistan. Read more »
Diarietou Gaye's picture
Diariétou Gaye has been the World Bank's country director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives since January 2011. A Senegalese national, Gaye joined the Bank... Read more »
Dilinika Peiris's picture

Dilinika joined the World Bank Colombo Office in 2005. Currently she works for the South Asia Region External Affairs(SAREX)team. Her work areas... Read more »

Dipak Dasgupta's picture

Dipak Dasgupta is Lead Economist for South Asia. He was immediately prior to this Lead Economist for India, based at the Bank's New Delhi Office. Mr.... Read more »

Dulanii Liyanahetti's picture

Dulanii Liyanahetti completed her Bachelors Degree in Economics from the University of Colombo in 2009. Simultaneously she completed her Attorneys... Read more »

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Ejaz Ghani's picture

Ejaz Ghani taught Economics at Oxford University and Delhi University. He studied Economics in Delhi University, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, and... Read more »

Elena Grant's picture
Elena Grant is part of the World Bank Art Program, the unit in charge of acquisition, exhibition, cataloging, and research of artworks for the World... Read more »
Eliana Cardoso's picture

Eliana holds a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT and is currently the Chief Economist for the Read more »

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Fabio Pittaluga's picture
Fabio Pittaluga is a Senior Social Development Specialist for the Latin America and Caribbean region. At the IFC, he was part of the team that drafted... Read more »
Farhad Ahmed's picture
Farhad Ahmed is a Senior Transport Specialist at the World Bank, currently based in Read more »
Faria Selim's picture
Faria Selim joined the World Bank in 2011 and is currently working as the Communications Specialist with the Read more »
Farria Naeem's picture

Farria Naeem joined The World Bank in 2006 and is currently working as a Research Analyst in the South Asia Poverty and Finance group.

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Garima Agarwal's picture
I am a student of MA Economics at the Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. I am interested in public policy and development economics and... Read more »
Gazbiah Rahaman's picture
Gazbiah Rahaman joined the World Bank in 2011 and is currently a consultant in the South Asia Region’s Economic Policy and Poverty (SASEP) team part of... Read more »
Ghulam Dastagir Sayed's picture
Ghulam is a Senior Health Specialist in the New Delhi office in India. Read more »
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Hafiz Zainudeen's picture
Hafiz Zainudeen is currently a member of the World Bank team that's preparing the Sri Lanka's next Country Partnership Strategy, As its youngest member,... Read more »
Haris Khan's picture

Haris Khan is a Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Specialist responsible for the Pakistan DRM country program portfolio. He brings with him over ... Read more »

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I.U.B Reddy's picture

IUB Reddy joined the World Bank in 1997, as Social Development Specialist and has been involved in the preparation and supervision of land acquisit... Read more »

Iffath Sharif's picture
Iffath Sharif is the Program Leader for Social Inclusion for the Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal country work programs. As a Lead Economist with the Social... Read more »
Isabel Guerrero's picture

Isabel Guerrero became the World Bank’s Vice President for the South Asia Region on July 1, 2008. She has held management... Read more »

Ismail Radwan's picture
Ismail Radwan works for the World Bank's Africa Region Private Sector Development unit. He has worked in the Middle East, South Asia, Europe, and Africa... Read more »
Isura Silva's picture
Isura is a social entrepreneur with a passion to create rural social entrepreneurs. He manages Sarvodya... Read more »
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Jahirul Islam's picture
Dr. Md. Jahirul Islam, Director-General/Project Director, Emergency Cyclone Recovery and Restoration... Read more »
Jeggan Rajendram's picture
He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Economics. After returning to Sri Lanka he ventured into the e-commerce field by co... Read more »

Jeremy Levin is a senior technical specialist in South Asia Sustainable Development Department, SASDI where he works on energy efficiency, renewable... Read more »

Jie Li's picture
Jie Li is an energy and environmental specialist at the World Bank, working in the Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change unit of the South Asia... Read more »
Jim Rosenberg's picture
Jim leads the World Bank's global corporate online & social media efforts including content strategy, innovation, rapid response, and campaigns in... Read more »
Joe Qian's picture

Joe Qian is an Online Communications Associate for the Read more »

Johannes Zutt's picture
Johannes Zutt, a Dutch national, has been active in development since 1990. His early experience involved program planning, and monitoring and... Read more »
John Stein's picture
John "Jack" Stein is sector director for sustainable development for the South Asia region of the World Bank. During his 30 years at the Bank, he has... Read more »
Jon Kher Kaw's picture
Jon Kher Kaw is a Senior Urban Specialist with the South Asia Urban Unit at the World Bank, based in Washington, DC. He brings with him... Read more »
Juan Echenique's picture
Juan A. Echenique is a consultant for the Sustainable Development department of the World Bank. His work on the Wold Bank involves applied research with... Read more »
Judy Deng's picture
Judy Deng is currently an intern with the World Bank's South Asia Urban Unit in their fmalgship program on urbanization. She is currently a rising... Read more »
Jyoti Shukla's picture
Jyoti Shukla is the energy sector manager for the World Bank's South Asia region. Read more »
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K.M. Maqsoodul Mannan's picture
K.M. Maqsoodul Mannan joined the World Bank in 1987 as Transport Specialist in the Energy and Infrastructure Team till April 2004 and joined as a... Read more »
Kaleesha Rajamantri's picture

Kaleesha Rajamantri is an STC Online Communications Coordinator in the World Bank's Colo... Read more »

Kalesh Kumar's picture
Kalesh was born in Kerala, India and was educated in Kerala and Delhi. After graduation in Economics, he secured a MBA. Kalesh has worked in various... Read more »
Kalpana Kochhar's picture
Kalpana Kochhar was appointed the Chief Economist for the South Asia Region (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri... Read more »
Kanza Azeemi's picture
Kanza Azeemi is pursuing undergraduate studies in Economics at Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan. She writes for newspapers in Pakistan... Read more »
Kaori Oshima's picture
Kaori works in the Social Development Department of the World Bank. Before taking the current assignment, she was a consultant with Education team,... Read more »
Karina Manasseh's picture

Karina Manasseh works in the South Asia External Affairs Department at the World Bank. Prior to joining the Bank she worked as an Associate at... Read more »

Ke Fang's picture

Dr. Ke Fang is a Lead Transport Specialist currently based in New Delhi. His primary areas of expertise include urban and regional planning, transp... Read more »

Kedar Joshi's picture
Kedar Joshi is a Monitoring & Evaluation as well as Fiduciary Risk and Accountability Expert. He is a former Executive Director of Management... Read more »
Keisuke Iyadomi's picture
Keisuke Iyadomi joined the Bank in January 2012. With nine years of experience dealing with climate change and carbon markets, he is supporting climate... Read more »
Keshavi Puswewala's picture
Keshavi Puswewala who was born in Sri Lanka, in the District of Kalutra, is currently a Postgrad student in University of Sri Jayewardenepura doing her... Read more »
Kunzang Tenzin's picture
Kunzang Tenzin is a student of Economics at the Royal University of Bhutan. Read more »
Kwawu Mensan Gaba's picture
Kwawu Mensan Gaba is current Lead Energy Specialist in the South Asia Region in the Global Energy and Extractives group. Read more »
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Lahiru Pathmalal's picture
BA in Political Science and Psychology from University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Masters in International Relations from University of Queensland.... Read more »
Lakshmi Iyer's picture
Lakshmi Iyer is an economist in the Business, Government and the International Economy (BGIE) Unit at Harvard Business School. Her primary research... Read more »
Lauren MacDonald's picture

Lauren MacDonald is currently working in South Asia External Affairs.

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Lea Gimenez's picture
Lelia Croitoru's picture
Lelia Croitoru is an environmental economist (consultant) at the World Bank. She has worked extensively on environmental valuation related to forests,... Read more »
Lena Krylova's picture
Lena Krylova is a freelance consultant specializing in good governance and social accountability issues.  Read more »
Lisandro Martin's picture

Lisandro Martin is a Results Specialist Operations Officer based in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Luis Andres's picture
Luis Andres is Lead Economist in the Sustainable Development Department for the South Asia Region of the World Bank. His work at the World Bank involves... Read more »
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Maha Rehman's picture
An aspiring economist, social innovator and policy analyst, Maha Rehman is an Economics Major from Lahore University of Management Sciences. ... Read more »
Maitreyi Bordia Das's picture
Maitreyi Bordia Das is Lead Social Development Specialist and Team Leader for Social Inclusion in the Read more »
Malcolm Harper's picture

Malcolm Harper is emeritus professor of enterprise development, Cranfield School of Management, UK, and since 1995 has worked independently, mainl... Read more »

Marc Forni's picture
Marc Forni joined the World Bank in 2003 and spent four years in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region helping to build the disaster risk... Read more »
Maria Correia's picture
Maria Correia is Sector Manager, Social Development in the South Asia Region. Since joining the Bank in 1994, she has held different positions on gender... Read more »
Mariam Claeson's picture

Mariam Claeson, M.D., M.P.H., is the program coordinator for AIDS in the South Asia Region of the... Read more »

Mark Ellery's picture

With prior experience in both development and emergencies, Mark is a regional specialist with the Water & Sanitation Program in South Asia based... Read more »

Mark LaPrairie's picture

Mark LaPrairie, World Bank Representative to Bhutan, first went to Bhutan in 1988 under a Canadian volunteer program for a three-year assignment as a... Read more »

Markus Kitzmuller's picture
Markus Kitzmuller, Economist, PhD, is currently working in the Office of the Chief Economist for South Asia Region of the World Bank Group. Read more »
Mary Ongwen's picture
Mary Ongwen joined the South Asia Region External Affairs (SAREX) team in 2012. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature and Sociology from... Read more »
Masood Ahmad's picture
Masood Ahmad joined the World Bank in 1983 and has worked as an Irrigation Engineer, an Environmental Specialist and a Water Resources Specialist. He... Read more »
Masroor Ahmad's picture
Masroor Ahmad is a Senior Water & Sanitation Specialist at the World Bank, based in Islamabad, Pakistan. Before joining the World Bank, he has... Read more »
Matias Herrera Dappe's picture
Matías is Senior Economist in the Sustainable Development Department for the South Asia Region of the World Bank. His work at the World Bank focuses on... Read more »
Mayada El-Zoghbi's picture
Mayada El-Zoghbi is a senior microfinance specialist and the manager of the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor's (CGAP) Paris office. El-Zoghbi... Read more »
Meena Munshi's picture

(Dr.) Meena M. Munshi, is a Senior Economist, in the sustainable Development Department in the South Asia Region of the World. Bank. Meena brings ... Read more »

Meera Shenoy's picture
Meera Shenoy is the Executive Director of Employment Generation & Marketing Mission (EGMM), which was established by Bank and Government funded Andhra... Read more »
Mehrin Ahmed Mahbub's picture
Mehrin Ahmed Mahbub is working as the Communications Officer for the World Bank Dhaka Office. She is a firm believer of openness and communication. An... Read more »
Melissa Williams's picture

Melissa Williams is an Operations Officer for South Asia Agriculture and Rural Development.  She specializes in knowledge management and lear... Read more »

Michael Engelgau's picture

Michael Engelgau is a Senior Public Health Specialist who joined the South Asia Human Development unit at the World Bank in January 2007. He is se... Read more »

Michael Foley's picture

Michael was the lead Distance Learning Specialist at the World Bank in Washington DC up to his retirement three years ago where he worked since 19... Read more »

Michael Rizzo's picture
Michael supports CGAP’s Knowledge Products, Communications and Web team in managing and marketing the 2012 Photo Contest, as well as supporting the... Read more »
Michael Trucano's picture

Michael Trucano is the World Bank's Senior ICT and Education Policy Specialist, serving as the organization's focal point on issues at the Read more »

Michal Rutkowski's picture
Michal Rutkowski is the Human Development Director for the South Asia Region of the World Bank. Read more »
Miki Terasawa's picture

Miki Terasawa is a Rural Development Specialist in South Asia Agriculture and Rural Development Department.  She is specialized in communicat... Read more »

Ming Zhang's picture
Ming Zhang is sector manager for urban and water for the South Asia region of the World Bank. He has more than 15 years’ experience with the Bank,... Read more »
Mukesh Chandra Saran is the State Project Manager (Micro-finance) at the Bihar Rural Livelihoods Promotion Society, Patna, India. Mukesh specializes on... Read more »
Muneeb Ansari is an Online Communications Associate for the World Bank's South Asia region. Before joining the Bank, Muneeb worked at the International... Read more »
Muthukumara Mani's picture

Muthukumara Mani is a senior environmental economist in the Sustainable Development Department of the World Bank’s South Asia Region. He primarily ... Read more »

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Nadia Afrin's picture

Nadia Afrin has 10 years of experience in knowledge management and ICT for development. She is fascinated by innovations that ampl... Read more »

Nancy Dupree's picture

Nancy first arrived in Afghanistan in the early 1960s and has worked tirelessly in the ensuing years to document the cultural heritage of the country... Read more »

Nandish Kenia's picture
I am a farmer from Gujarat and have been practicing agricultural activities since last 2 years. Earlier I have worked in the corporate sector (IMRB... Read more »
Naomi Ahmad's picture

Naomi Ahmad joined the World Bank in 2008 and is currently working as the Communications Associate with the External Affairs Team of the Bangladesh... Read more »

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Niaz Asadullah's picture
Niaz Asadullah is Professor of Development Economics... Read more »
Nidhi Khurana's picture
Nidhi Khurana works as a Consultant with the South Asia office of the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) in New Delhi. She is currently supporting the... Read more »
Nilufar Ahmad's picture

Nilufar Ahmad, a citizen of Bangladesh has worked on poverty, vulnerability, and social inclusion most of her life and is committed to social just... Read more »

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Onno Ruhl's picture
Onno Rϋhl is the Country Director, World Bank India. A Dutch national, he was previously the director for operations services and quality in the South... Read more »
Owen Smith's picture
Owen Smith is a Senior Health Economist in the Europe and Central Asia region of the World Bank, where he works on health financing, health policy, and... Read more »
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Padam Raj Paneru's picture
Padam was born in Doti district of far western region of Nepal. He completed my school level education from different school of far western region.... Read more »
Parmesh Shah's picture

Parmesh Shah currently leads the rural livelihood and development cluster in South Asia region of the World Bank and is involved in designing and ... Read more »

Parul Agarwala's picture
Parul Agarwala works with the urban team in the Sustainable Development Unit in the South Asia Region at the World Bank. She specializes in spatial... Read more »
Patrick Mullen's picture
Patrick is a Senior Health Specialist at the New Delhi office in India. Read more »
Phillip Jordan's picture
Phillip Jordan is an Australian consultant who is recognised internationally for his experience and practical knowledge of road safety engineering. He... Read more »
Prabu Deepan's picture
Prabu Deepan is a youth activist and an advocate for youth‐led development in Sri Lanka. He contributes to the youth work of many local and... Read more »
Pradeep Mitra's picture
Pradeep Mitra is a former Chief Economist and a former Sector Director of the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit in the World Bank's Europe... Read more »
Priti Kumar's picture
Priti Kumar, a Canadian national, is currently Senior Environmental Specialist in the South Asia Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Unit, a... Read more »
Priya Chopra's picture
Priya Chopra is a communications assistant in the World Bank's New Delhi office. She has a master's of business administration in marketing and... Read more »
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Rachid Benmessaoud's picture
Rachid Benmessaoud has been the World Bank country director for Pakistan since 2010. His top priorities are to: (i) lead the implementation of the Bank... Read more »
Rahul Kanakia's picture
Rahul Kanakia is an international development consultant who's based in Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from Stanford in 2008 with a B.A. in Economics... Read more »
Rajeev Ahuja's picture

Rajeev Ahuja, PhD, is an economist working in the Health, Nutrition, and Population unit of the World Bank, India office. Although, his work at th... Read more »

Rajib Upadhya's picture
Rajib Upadhya is the senior external affairs officer in the Nepal office of the World Bank. He was a journalist and a broadcaster in Nepal before... Read more »
Ranu Sinha's picture
Ms. Ranu Sinha was born in Patna, Bihar but migrated to the US at the age of five. Twenty four years later, she began a journey back to India,... Read more »
Ravi Kumar's picture

Ravi Kumar is a Digital Strategist with the Governance Global Practice at the World Bank Group in Washington, D.C. 

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Ray Nakshabendi's picture

Dr. Ray Nakshabendi is a final year medical student that wishes to use his knowledge and skill for betterment of others. He has taken part in a few... Read more »

Rehan Jamil's picture
Rehan Rafay Jamil currently working with the South Asia Social Protection (SASSP) at the World Bank. Rehan has a Masters in International Affairs from... Read more »
Richard Damania's picture

I am a Lead Environmental Economist in the World Bank, where among a host of other things, I coordinate the climate change work agenda in the Sout... Read more »

Richard Spencer's picture
Richard Spencer has been with the World Bank for eighteen years.  During much of the early years he worked on renewable energy projects.  He... Read more »
Rohit Mittal's picture
Rohit Mittal joined the World Bank in 2002 and is currently Senior Energy Specialist in the India office of Global Energy and Extractives group. He... Read more »
Roland Lomme's picture
Roland has been working in the World Bank New Delhi office since 2010 as Governance Advisor. He was previously an Adviser to the French Executive... Read more »
Roli Mahajan's picture
Roli Mahajan is the Online Communications Officer for India, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. Read more »
Rubaba Anwar's picture

Rubaba Anwar joined The World Bank in 2008. Since then, she has been working on the general Governance program of the country office, but over the... Read more »

Rukmankan Sivaloganathan's picture
Rukmankan Sivaloganathan holds a MBA from INSEAD. He is the CEO and Co-Founder of a start up called Trekurious, an online marketplace for premium... Read more »
Rumela Ghosh's picture
Rumela, born and brought up in the erstwhile French Colony of Chandannagar, India is currently a student at the Presidency University in Kolkata. She is... Read more »
Russel Valentine's picture
Russel Valentine is currently an undergraduate student pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Marketing at the University of Wales... Read more »
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Sabrina Haque's picture
Sabrina Haque joined the World Bank in 2013 and is working as a knowledge-support consultant for the Water... Read more »
Sachini Perera's picture
Sachini Perera is a law graduate from Sri Lanka who deals with her inherent restlessness by juggling several careers, which include working for Women... Read more »
Sadiq Ahmed's picture

Sadiq is a senior manager for the World Bank's South Asia region.  At the Bank, Sadiq has worked on poverty reduction, governance, private se... Read more »

Salma Yusuf's picture
Salma Yusuf has a Master of Laws from Queen Mary, University of London with a specialization in Public International Law and a Bachelor of Laws with... Read more »
Dr Samir Pathak graduated from Liverpool Medical School with an MBChB (honours) and a BSc degree in 2006. He did his basic surgical training in... Read more »
Sandya Salgado's picture
"After 28 years of being in the corporate world working in the Marketing Communications sector, I joined the development world because that's where my... Read more »
Sangeeta Carol Pinto's picture
Sangeeta Pinto is a determined foot soldier of the development world who would like to be remembered for getting the job done to make a positive... Read more »
Sanjana Zaman's picture
Sanjay Kathuria's picture
Sanjay Kathuria is Lead Economist in the World Bank’s South Asia Regional Cooperation and Integration Unit, based in Washington, D.C.  Until August... Read more »
Santanu Lahiri's picture

Santanu Lahiri has joined WSP-Bangladesh in June 2007 to manage the local government water supply and sanitation capacity building program. Prior ... Read more »

Saori Imaizumi's picture

Saori works with ICT unit, focusing on the area of Technologies and Innovation in Education, Workforce Development, and Employment issue. Previousl... Read more »

Sarmad Shaikh's picture
Saurabh Dani's picture
Saurabh Dani is the Senior Disaster Risk Management Specialist with the South Asia Disaster Management and Climate Change team. He has been in the field... Read more »
Saurav Rana's picture
Saurav is a consultant with the World Bank Group' Macroeconomic and Fiscal Management Global Practice. He is a graduate of the School of Advanced... Read more »
Seenithamby Manoharan's picture
Seenithamby Manoharan (Mano) is a Senior Rural Development Specialist for the Agriculture Global Practice. He is based in Colombo and specializes in... Read more »
Shahpar Selim's picture
Shahpar Selim joined the World Bank once in 1999 and then again in 2009. In between working for the environment and climate change teams in Dhaka, she... Read more »
Shaiza Qayyum's picture
Shaiza Qayyum is a 23 year old Pakistani who is currently working as a Research Associate at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. A certified... Read more »
Shekhar Shah's picture

SHEKHAR SHAH joined the World Bank in 1989 as Deputy Research Administrator after several years with the Ford Foundation and in the US financial s... Read more »

Shiro Nakata's picture
Shiro Nakata is an Education Consultant for the Education Team in the World Bank's Human Development Unit, and works for higher education and skills... Read more »
Shobha Shetty's picture
Shobha Shetty is currently Sector Manager, Rural Development in the South Asia region of the World Bank. She oversees a $2 billion portfolio of rural... Read more »
Shruti Lakhtakia's picture
Shruti Lakhtakia is a student of Economics who wishes to pursue a career in economic and developmental policy making, with her primary focus on the... Read more »
Shweta Banerjee's picture

Shweta S. Banerjee works on the Microfinance Gateway which is housed at the Consultativ... Read more »

Siddhartha Nanayakkara's picture
Siddhartha Nanayakkara, one of Sri Lanka’s youngest economists works with some of the region's leading blue-chip companies in corporate consultancy. His... Read more »
Smrithi Talwar's picture
Smrithi Talwar is a social scientist and environmental lawyer (PhD, University of Cambridge, LLM London School of Economics), currently working in the... Read more »
Sohaib Shahid's picture
Sohaib Shahid works with the South Asia Regional Integration (SACRI) unit of the World Bank. He is also a PhD candidate in International Economics at... Read more »
Sonal Kapoor's picture
Sonal Kapoor is the founder and director of Protsahan India Foundation where she gives young girls living in slums the gift of art. Read more »
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South Asia External Affairs Unit

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Stephen D O'Connell is currently a consultant in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit of the World Bank. His work focuses on... Read more »
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Stephen Rasmussen leads the Technology Program at CGAP, a global microfinance resource center housed at the World Bank, and has more than 25 years... Read more »

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Subhash comes from a remote village called Arupokhari in Gorkha District, Nepal. Subhash is the founder and executive chairman of The Sarswati... Read more »
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G. Sumdany Don is the Chief Inspirational Officer at Don Sumdany Facilitation & Consultancy. He completed “Facilitation and Training Skills” with... Read more »
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Sundararajan Gopalan (Sundar, for short) is a Senior HNP Specialist and has been working on nutrition and health issues throughout his career. Though... Read more »

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I am an undergraduate student in the Department of Economics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh and a young social entrepreneur. I have started a... Read more »
Supriya Kumar's picture
Supriya Kumar is a consultant at the World Bank. She currently works on projects related to rural development and livelihoods in South Asia and focuses... Read more »
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Suranga Kahandawa is a Disaster Risk Management Specialist attached to South Asia Disaster Risk and Climate Change Unit based in the Colombo office. He... Read more »
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Susan Hirshberg is the South Asia Regional Disability Coordinator and Sr. Education Specialist.

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Susrutha Goonasekera is the Social Protection Economist at World Bank Sri Lanka country office. He has an MSc in Development Studies from School of... Read more »

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Syed Usman Javaid is a Research Analyst with the World Bank and has worked with the South... Read more »
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Sylvia Szabo, PhD is a Research Fellow in the division of Social Statistics and Demography at the University of Southampton. Her current research, part... Read more »
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Tara Béteille is currently working as Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist, South Asia Region, World Bank. Tara’s research focuses primarily... Read more »
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Tashiya is a social media assistant at the United Nations Populations Fund, UNFPA in Sri Lanka. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from... Read more »
Tashmina Rahman's picture
Tashmina Rahman who was born in Bangladesh, in the district of Sylhet, is currently a M.S.S in Economics student at the Department of Economics at the... Read more »
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Tehani Ariyaratne is a part of the Communications and Policy Programme team at the Centre for Poverty Analysis in Sri Lanka. She is currently working on... Read more »
Thilani L. Navaratne's picture
Thilani is an undergraduate from the Department of Business Economics, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce at the University Of Sri... Read more »
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Thrishantha Nanayakkara is a Senior Lecturer, Department of Informatics, King’s College London, London. Read more »
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Ulrich Bartsch was the senior country economist in the World Bank’s New Delhi office until September 2012, where he was in charge of macroeconomic... Read more »
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I am an undergraduate from the University of Colombo pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics in the stream of banking and finance. I currently... Read more »
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Varun is a first year student of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (Batch 2014-2016). Read more »
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Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee is a person with visual disabilities primarily engaged as a Program Manager at the Young Power in Social Action (YPSA). ... Read more »
Vilas Mandlekar's picture
Vilas is a former staff member of the World Bank Group (WBG) in Washington, D.C.  Over the years, he has worked across many departments: Operations... Read more »
Vinay Kumar Vutukuru is a consultant at the World Bank. He currently works on projects related to Rural livelihoods and agriculture development in South... Read more »
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Vinita Ranade trabaja como consultora en comunicaciones para la web del Banco Mundial en Nueva Dehli, India. Read more »
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William Byrd is currently serving in the World Bank’s Headquarters in Washington, DC as Economic Adviser in the Fragile and Conflict Affected Count... Read more »

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William Kerr is an Associate Professor at Harvard Business School. His research and teaching focuses on entrepreneurship and innovation. One research... Read more »
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Yongmei Zhou is a Senior Institutional Development Specialist in the World Bank New Delhi Office. She received her PhD Economics from University o... Read more »

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Yue Li is an economist in World Bank’s South Asia region. She recently co-authored the 2013 World Development Report on Jobs, as the focal person on... Read more »
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Zahid Hussain joined the World Bank in 1995 and is currently a lead economist in the South Asia Finance and Poverty group. Prior to that, he was a... Read more »
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Zaki Wahhaj is Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Kent. He is presently working on a project on 'The Role of Secondary Schooling and... Read more »
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Zeeshan is the Communications Focal Point for the World Bank's Multi-Donor Trust Fund for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Federally-Administered Tribal Ar... Read more »