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Junaid Kamal Ahmad

Chief of Staff of the Office of the President, The World Bank Group

He oversees the daily operations of the Executive Office. Prior to joining the President’s office in 2016, he was the Senior Director for the Water Global Practice, starting in 2014. While there, he built a strong and collaborative Global Practice and track record of management and leadership in the area of service delivery and international partnerships. He joined the Bank Group as a Young Professional in 1991 and subsequently spent 10 years in the field, first as Deputy Resident Representative and Principal Economist in Johannesburg, and then as Regional Team Leader of the Water and Sanitation Program in New Delhi. He was a team member of the 2004 World Development Report: Making Services Work for Poor People. From 2004-2008, he was the Sector Manager for Social Development in the South Asia Region and then for Urban Water & Sanitation before taking on the latter responsibility for the Africa Region in 2010. From 2012- 2014 he served as Director for Sustainable Development in the Middle East and North Africa Region.