Shaila Khan Leekha

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.

Shaila Khan Leekha
Former Director, International Finance Division
DfID
United Kingdom