Sri Mulyani Indrawati

 

 

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Indrawati, our current Chair, holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Illinois and a bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Indonesia. She is currently Minister of Finance of Indonesia.

Previously, as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer at the World Bank, Sri Mulyani Indrawati was responsible for operations worldwide. She worked closely with client countries and member states to put operational strategies in place that addressed new and persistent development challenges in support of the World Bank's goals of ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity.

Indrawati frequently represented the World Bank Group at the G20 and in other international fora. She was also responsible for the strategic direction and policy framework of the Bank's Fund for the Poorest, IDA, one of the largest sources of assistance for the world’s 77 poorest countries.

She also chaired the World Bank Group's Advisory Council on Gender and Development, which brings together global leaders and experts on gender issues, including from the private sector.

Before joining the World Bank, she served as Indonesia's minister of finance in addition to being the coordinating minister of economic affairs. Her earlier positions include head of the Indonesian National Development Planning Agency, Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund, faculty member at the University of Indonesia and visiting professor at the Andrew Young School of Public Policy at Georgia State University.