Imad N.  Fakhoury

Imad N. Fakhoury

Regional Director for South Asia, IFC

As Regional Director for South Asia based in New Delhi, Imad spearheads IFC's strategy and operations, while reinforcing relationships with the private sector, governments, and regional partners to boost impactful development outcomes in the region.

Imad joined the World Bank Group in 2019 as a Senior Adviser at IFC and moved into his previous role as Global Director for Infrastructure Finance, PPPs & Guarantees at the end of 2019. From 2010–2018, he held several ministerial positions in successive Jordanian governments as Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Minister of Mega Projects, Minister of Public Sector Development, and Chief of Staff to the King of Jordan.

One of the key architects of flagship PPP transactions in Jordan, he also served as a co-founder and chair/board member in several national strategic infrastructure PPP companies, public organizations, and councils.

Imad has a BSc in Biomedical Engineering and an MSc in Engineering Management from Case Western Reserve University. He also holds a Master's in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and an MBA from the Kellogg Business School at Northwestern University.