Vikram Kumar is International Finance Corporation's (IFC) Country Manager for Myanmar, based in Yangon, effective from December 2013. He has established IFC’s presence in Myanmar as the largest foreign financial investor with a cumulative investment program of ~$900m and also as a key contributor to advisory work focused on regulatory reform and capacity building that will promote private sector development in the country.
Prior to this assignment, he was Chief of Staff for the IFC Vice President, Asia Pacific in Washington DC. He has also working in Nairobi, Kenya and in New Delhi, India focusing primarily on infrastructure investments in Africa and South Asia regions respectively.
Kumar’s background also includes the field of Corporate Investment Banking for ICICI Bank, YES Bank in India and in Credit Risk and Portfolio Management with Bank of America in the UK.