|Role :||Chief of Finance Sector Group Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department|
Provides technical leadership on inclusive finance, finance sector development and infrastructure finance; and in developing sector policies, strategies, operational plans and directional papers. To expand access to finance, spearheading innovative projects using digital financial technology. Led finance sector projects in Central and West Asia that have been recognized for innovation, process and impact. Projects include credit lines to support micro, small and medium-sized enterprises and digital financial solutions to expand financial inclusion. Led policy dialogue and managed the APEC Finance Ministers Process, the APEC Financial Regulators Training Initiative and the publication Asia Bond Monitor. Worked as Director for International Economic Policy at the Swedish Ministry of Finance; financial supervision and regulation expert at the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority and the Swedish Central Bank; and consultant to the International Monetary Fund on banking supervision and regulation. Lead multidisciplinary and multicultural teams, provide coaching and mentoring. Extensive experience presenting in global and regional meetings, conferences and workshops; policy dialogue and negotiations with governments and other stakeholders in relation to project processing; and policy dialogue and knowledge sharing.