Janamitra Devan

Senior Adviser to the B20 Chair, Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB)

Senior Advisor and Chief of Innovation to the World SME Forum. Formerly, VP, World Bank and IFC. Spent 10 years at McKinsey & Company, Asia and North America: Director, Global Operations, Strategy Practice; later, Director, Asia, McKinsey Global Institute. Experienced in both the private sector and public sector. Key knowledge areas include: city competitiveness and urbanization; megatrends affecting business; competitiveness and innovation; financial inclusion; financial systems. Has engaged with high-level political leaders and policy-makers who shape the business environment for the private sector. Works to promote collaborative public-private dialogue and the development of a regulatory environment that fosters opportunities for entrepreneurship and job creation. Represented the World Bank at the Financial Stability Board, Basel.