Harish leads a global team working on financial inclusion; payments and market infrastructures; digital finance; and credit infrastructure topics. He represents the World Bank in several international working groups on these topics. He was a lead contributor to the IMF-World Bank Bali Fintech Agenda, co-led the Future of Finance flagship paper, and co-chaired the CPMI-World Bank taskforce on Payment Aspects of Financial Inclusion.
Prior to joining the World Bank, Harish worked in senior level positions at Visa in business development, operations, and risk management. He holds an under-graduate degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology -Madras, India and a Post Graduate Diploma, from Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta, India specializing in Finance and Systems.