Sir Sumantra Chakrabarti

Former President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Sir Suma Chakrabarti is Adviser to the Presidents of Kazakstan and Uzbekistan on economic development, effective governance and international cooperation.  He is also Deputy Chair of the Kazakhstan Supreme Council on Reforms, and of the Management Council of the Astana International Financial Centre.  Sir Suma is also Chair of the Board of Trustees of ODI, Britain’s premier international development think tank, and works as a Global Commissioner of the New Climate Economy network, as a member of the Clean Growth Leadership Network, the Advisory Board of ECube Climate Finance, the WHO Commission examining post-COVID19 health systems in Europe, the Board of the Project for Modern Democracy think tank, the Commission for Smart Government, of the International Advisory Council of the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development, and of the WEF Eurasia Policy Group, and as adviser to the Karta Initiative.