Speaker Details

Kamran Khan
Program Director, World Bank-Singapore Urban Hub

Kamran M. Khan is the Program Director of the World Bank-Singapore Urban Hub and Head of the World Bank Office Singapore. He leads the World Bank's Infrastructure Finance Practice Group in East Asia, and is a member of the World Bank's Global Expert Team on Public-Private Partnerships and Infrastructure Finance. Mr Khan also represents the World Bank Group on the Board (Asia) of the International Project Finance Association. Mr Khan's experience includes investment banking, project finance, and management of infrastructure projects. He specialises in leading complex financial transactions as well as implementation of institutional development programmes. Prior to joining the World Bank, Mr Khan spent over eight years in the private sector focusing on investment banking and advisory services with Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, and LEK Consulting. Mr Khan also worked for over seven years at the US Agency for International Development (USAID), where he managed infrastructure projects in South Asia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Latin America, and was the team leader of USAID's global project finance/guarantee facility. Mr Khan's experience includes transactions involving municipal bonds, asset securitisation, project finance, privatisation, mergers and acquisitions, buy-outs and private equity investments. Mr Khan has an MBA from the University of Chicago in Accounting, Finance and Strategic Management. He also holds an MS in Applied Economics and an MGA in Government Administration from the University of Pennsylvania.