GLOCAL CONVENOR'S PROFILE

PREETI SINHA

Preeti Sinha

Ms. Preeti Sinha is the Senior President & Glocal Convenor of YES Global Institute; a practicing think tank at YES Bank. YES Global Institute is one of the leading private sector global think-tank based in Delhi, with a mission to catalyze private capital into development and growth of India.

She is on Board of SIX (Social Innovation Exchange), UK which inspires, connects and supports social innovators. She is also on the Board of Trustees of International Network of Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR), an inter-governmental organization promoting bamboo sector and sustainable livelihoods.

 Ms. Preeti Sinha is also prevalent on the Green Business Certification Inc. India’s (GBCI India) CEO Advisory Council, which aims to exclusively administer project certifications and professional credentials of LEED, EDGE, PEER, WELL, SITES, GRESB, Parksmart and Zero Waste.

She was selected to be on the jury committee for the Solutions Summit for the United Nations 2017.

 Prior to this appointment, she was the Chief Performance Management Partner in the Delivery and Performance Office at the African Development Bank (AfDB), leading multilateral development bank for Africa. She was engaged in increasing the delivery of the business pipeline at the AfDB and achievement of its institutional commitments and initiatives.

She has worked extensively on financing for development under Resource Mobilization and Strategy Development in over 4 continents –Asia, North America, Europe and Africa.  With over 25 years of global experience, she leads the YES Institute in New Delhi. She was Project Director for an extensive period for the Financing for Development (FfD) Initiative at the World Economic Forum in Geneva and Davos, Switzerland. She has prior experience of over 15 years in investment banking for HSBC, Rabobank, Lehman Brothers and JP Morgan in London, Hong Kong, Mumbai and New York.

Preeti has an Executive Education degree from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She achieved a Masters degree in Global Leadership from the World Economic Forum.

She holds a MBA from the Yale University School of Management (SOM). She has a BA Honors degree from the Dartmouth College in Economics and Computer Science.