Tushar Arora joined the World Bank in 2019, as a Senior Financial Sector Specialist, based in New Delhi. Part of the Finance, Competitiveness, and Innovation Global Practice (FCI), he has worked on a range of financial sector development programs, spanning the areas of digital financial inclusion, small and medium enterprise development (SME), bond market development, and infrastructure finance.
Prior to joining the WBG, Tushar worked in the private banking sector as an economist. He held roles covering Asian markets at HSBC, Yes Bank, and HDFC Bank. In 2016, he was ranked among the top FX forecasters in India by Bloomberg and in 2019, he was counted among the best individual researchers (highly recommended category) for India by the Asset Magazine.
Tushar holds a Master’s in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University and a Bachelor’s in Economics from Kirori Mal College (Delhi University).