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Junaid Kamal Ahmad

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Sector Director
Junaid Ahmad, a Bangladeshi national, is Director, Sustainable Development, for the MNA Region at the World Bank. He is responsible for the Bank’s portfolio in MNA covering infrastructure, natural resources, social development and decentralization. Mr. Ahmad has worked extensively in Africa and South Asia focusing on constitutional reform and federalism, city governance, public finance and service delivery reforms.  Mr. Ahmad has published in these areas and was one of the co-authors of the 2004 WDR Making Services Work for Poor People.  An economist by training, Mr. Ahmad graduated from Brown University with BA in Economics, Masters in Public Policy Degree from Harvard and a Phd from Stanford University in Applied Economics.  Mr. Ahmad was previously based in South Africa and India.  He is co-founder of Bangladesh’s first private university, North South University.