Maninder S. Gill

Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience, World Bank Group

Maninder S. Gill is Director for the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience (SURR) Global Practice at the World Bank Group since July, 2014. In this position, Mr. Gill leads the Practice’s engagement in social development– an increasingly important part of the Bank Group’s work in inclusive and sustainable development. Mr. Gill joined the Bank in 1995 and earlier in his career, he worked in the Indian civil service, where his assignments included managing a city, coordinating a rural development program at the district level, and managing a resettlement program associated with a large hydro-cum-irrigation project. Mr. Gill is an Indian national and holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Punjabi University, and BA Honors in Economics and Geography from Punjab University.