The Euromoney Myanmar Global Investment Forum 2017

Vikram Kumar

Country Manager, Myanmar

International Finance Corporation


Vikram Kumar is IFC's country manager for Myanmar, based in Yangon, effective from 15 December 2013. He has established IFC’s presence in Myanmar as the largest foreign financial investor in Myanmar with a cumulative investment program of ~$900m and also as a key contributor to advisory work focused on regulatory reform and capacity building that will promote private sector development in the country.  Before this assignment, he was chief of staff for the IFC vice president, Asia Pacific in Washington DC for 2 years.  Previously he spent three years in Nairobi, Kenya and over two years in New Delhi, India focusing primarily on infrastructure investments in Africa and South Asia regions respectively.  He has also worked in corporate investment banking for ICICI Bank and YES Bank in India and in credit risk and portfolio management with Bank of America in the UK.  He holds a bachelors in cvil engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and a masters in management with specialization in operations and finance from the Indian Institute of Management.


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Tue 12 - Wed 13 Sep 2017

Myanmar International Convention Centre 2, Nay Pyi Taw