Ms. Shukla is currently the Director for the World Bank Group’s Water Global Practice.
Ms. Shukla joined the World Bank as a Young Professional in 1994 and has since held multiple positions, largely in the area of public-private partnerships in infrastructure. Her most recent positions in the Bank Group have been as Senior Manager of the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP), Senior Manager, Sustainable Development for the South Asia Region, Sector Manager, Energy for South Asia, Manager, Sustainable Development for the Latin America and the Caribbean region and Program Manager of the Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF).
Ms. Shukla is an Indian national and holds a Masters degree in Economics from the Delhi School of Economics as well as a Master in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Before joining the World Bank, she held a faculty position at Princeton University and worked with a development consulting firm in India.