Nandita Parshad is the Managing Director, Sustainable Infrastructure Group at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) where she heads a group of 200 staff covering the energy, transport and municipal infrastructure sectors in all of the Bank’s 38 countries of operation. The Group holds a portfolio of about EUR 20 billion.
Nandita has 30 years’ experience in financing and investing in the energy and infrastructure sector in diverse emerging economies such as India, Eastern Europe, former Soviet Union, Mongolia, Turkey, Middle East and North Africa. She is Co-Chair of the WEF Global Future Council for Energy Transition and a Member of the Energy Transition Commission. Nandita has also held various Board Directorships in investee companies and served as a Director on the International Board of the United World Colleges.
Prior to working at the EBRD, Nandita worked at the World Bank in Washington D.C. 1986-1987 and in India 1988-1992.
Nandita was born in Calcutta and holds both her undergraduate (A.B. 1986) and graduate degrees (MPA 1988) from the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. She continues to support a number of charities in India and is also an active volunteer with the Princeton Alumni Schools Committees in India and the UK.