Ms. Shabana Khawar

Ms. Shabana Khawar is a multi-faceted professional with more than 15 years of rich professional experience in the field of finance, operations, banking, private sector and development sector, in prestigious institutions such as The World Bank Group.

Curently, she is working as Principal Country Officer and Program Manager in the IFC's Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region.

Also, she is working on gender inclusion in IFC's investment portfolio, as well as promoting diversity within the World Bank Group. Prior to this, she worked as Senior Financial Sector Specialist at the World Bank's South Asia Region, where she led policy dialogue and numerous lending and advisory programs in the banking and financial sectors, including with the State Bank, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Commerce.