Shamshad Akhtar

Shamshad Akhtar
  • Undersecretary-General and Executive Secretary
    United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

MSc in Economics, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan; MA in Development Economics, University of Sussex, UK; postdoctoral Fellowship, Harvard University. 1980-90, Country Economist, Resident Office, Islamabad, World Bank. With Asian Development Bank: Director-General, South-East Asia Region, Governance, Finance and Trade Division; Coordinator, APEC Finance Ministers Process. 2006-09, Governor, State Bank of Pakistan and Governor, IMF. Nominated Asia's Best Central Bank Governor, Emerging Markets and Banker's Trust (2006 and 2007).