Department of International Development public lecture
Date: Tuesday 7 February 2012
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Sri Mulyani Indrawati
Chair: Professor Robert Wade
Sri Mulyani Indrawati will be exploring the cycles of global economic crisis and the sweep of revolutions and uprisings across the Arab world and beyond and how it is reshaping the substance and practice of international development.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Managing Director, joined the World Bank in June 2010. She is responsible for the Bank's operations in Africa, East Asia & the Pacific, Europe & Central Asia, Latin America & the Caribbean, the Middle East & North Africa and South Asia. In addition, Sri Mulyani oversees other administrative vice-presidencies and functions, including the Integrity Vice Presidency, Sanctions Board Secretariat and the Office of Evaluation and Suspension.
Prior to joining the Bank Group, Sri Mulyani served as Indonesia's Minister of Finance, at which time she guided economic policy for one of the largest countries in Southeast Asia, and one of the biggest states in the world, navigating successfully in the midst of the global economic crisis, implementing key reforms, and earning the respect of her peers across the world.
Ms Indrawati served as State Minister and Chair of the Indonesian National Development Planning Agency prior to her position as Finance Minister, Her earlier positions include Coordinating Minister of Economic Affairs, Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund, faculty member at the University of Indonesia and a visiting professor at the Andrew Young School of Public Policy at Georgia State University.
Ms. Indrawati holds a PhD in economics from the University of Illinois and a BA in economics from the University of Indonesia. She has received numerous honors and awards, including Euromoney Magazine's Global Finance Minister of the Year, and Emerging Markets Best Finance Minister in Asia. She has also been regularly on Forbes List of the 100 Most Powerful Women.
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