Abha Joshi-Ghani

Abha Joshi-Ghani
  • Director, Knowledge and Learning, World Bank, Washington DC

Bachelor's, Lady Sri Rama College, Delhi University; Master's, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; MPhil, Oxford University. With the World Bank: has worked primarily on infrastructure finance and urban development; regional experience includes South and East Asia, Africa and the Middle East; former Head, Global Urban Development Practice, overseeing work on Urban Policy and Strategy and Knowledge and Learning; 2010, led the Urban Strategy; currently, Director, Knowledge and Learning, World Bank Institute; concurrently, Head, Global Urbanization Knowledge Platform, a multi-partner initiative of the World Bank. Chair, Global Agenda Council on Urbanization, World Economic Forum. Co-Editor, Rethinking Cities, with Professor Edward Glaeser (forthcoming).