The Euromoney Myanmar Global Investment Forum

Vikram Kumar

Country Manager, Myanmar

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Vikram Kumar is IFC's country manager for Myanmar, based in Yangon, since December 2013. Over the past two years, he has overseen IFC’s investment and advisory programme in Myanmar, which is growing at a significant pace given the tremendous needs of the economy, especially in critical areas like infrastructure and financial services and also the reform process around facilitating private sector investments. IFC is looking to invest $1 billion in Myanmar over the next two years. Before this assignment, he was special advisor to the vice president, Asia Pacific in Washington DC for two years, supporting strategy development and implementation for IFC’s Asia Pacific operations. Previously he spent three years in Nairobi developing and financing infrastructure projects, particularly in power and transportation sectors in Eastern and Southern Africa region and over two years in New Delhi working on infrastructure projects in the water and transportation sectors in India and Nepal. Before joining IFC, he has also worked in various roles spanning corporate investment Banking and credit risk management functions in premier institutions like ICICI Bank, Bank of America and YES Bank. He holds a bachelors in civil engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and a masters in management with specialisation in operations and finance from the Indian Institute of Management.

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Tue 13 - Wed 14 Sep 2016

Myanmar International Convention Centre 2, Nay Pyi Taw