Degree, Univ, of Delhi and Brandeis Univ.; graduate education, Princeton Univ. Long-standing career with World Bank, including Adviser to the President and Senior Management on its engagement with key international groupings and institutions, including the IMF, G7, G20, OECD and Financial Stability Forum. Currently, Director, Secretariat, Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development. The G24 Secretariat serves the G24 Finance Ministers and their officials in the deliberations and work programme of the Group and interfaces with other bodies including the G20. Expertise: global governance; reform of int'l financial and aid architecture.