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Federal Republic of Nigeria

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FEDERAL MINISTRY OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS, DISASTER MANAGEMENT, AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

30th November - 2nd December 2022
State House Banquet Hall ABUJA, NIGERIA

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY

Shubham Chaudhuri

Country Director, World Bank

Shubham Chaudhuri is the Country Director for Nigeria. Prior to his current role, he served as the World Bank Country Director for Afghanistan.

Since joining the Bank in 2004, Chaudhuri has held many positions; he was the South Asia and Indonesia Practice Manager for the World Bank’s Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management Global Practice, where he oversaw macro-fiscal and economic policy-related work. He was the manager of the Washington, DC-based team of the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Department for East Asia and the Pacific.

As Lead Economist for Indonesia, Chaudhuri was responsible for leading the overall economic policy dialogue, advisory and development policy lending work in Indonesia. He managed the Jakarta-based economics team, which works closely with partners in government and in the development community to further Indonesia’s development agenda. Prior to relocating to Jakarta in early 2008, Chaudhuri worked primarily on China and on East Asia regional policy issues.

Shubham Chaudhuri