Speaker

Priyanka KHER

Private Sector Specialist

Investment Climate Unit, World Bank Group

Priyanka is a Private Sector Specialist in the Investment Climate Unit of the World Bank Group’s Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Global Practice. She leads analytical and operational projects on policy, legal and regulatory reforms to enable countries to attract, retain and benefit from investment. Prior to joining the World Bank Group, she practiced law at law firms in India and Singapore, advising companies on domestic and cross-border corporate and commercial transactions. She has published several papers on investment climate reform, mega-regional trade and investment agreements, regional integration and investor-State disputes. She has also served as a consultant to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and Commonwealth Secretariat. She holds a postgraduate law degree from Harvard Law School (Cambridge, US) and a law degree from the National Law Institute University (Bhopal, India). She is a dual qualified attorney admitted to practice in New York and India.