Shaila Khan Leekha spent 17 years in the private and public sectors, including investment banking in NY and infrastructure investing at the IFC and GE Capital, followed by a senior role at DfID. Here, she oversaw £2.5bn of the UKs aid budget, devising and achieving strategic outcomes in negotiations for the World Bank (WB) and CDC, DfIDs £5bn balance sheet PE fund. She oversaw CDC’s Board as well, and managed 80+ staff with 7 direct reports including UK board members at the WB and EBRD.