Biographical Note

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres named Sudhir Rajkumar as Representative of the Secretary-General (RSG) for the investment of the assets of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF), effective 1 January 2018.

As RSG, Mr. Rajkumar has the responsibility and authority to act on the Secretary-General’s behalf in all matters related to the investment of the US$65 billion multi-asset class, global investment portfolio of the UNJSPF.

Mr. Rajkumar has 29 years of broad-based global investment experience with the World Bank and International Finance Corporation, covering formulation and implementation of investment policies, and hands-on experience with global bond markets, private equity and project finance transactions, and corporate finance and privatization advisory engagements.

Mr. Rajkumar was previously head of the global pension advisory program at the World Bank Treasury, a role in which he provided advisory services to some of the largest pension funds and other multi-asset class, long-term investment institutions globally. He has served as a senior advisor to several funds and institutions seeking to build global investment operations.

Mr. Rajkumar holds an MBA from University of Chicago, a M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics, a B.Sc. in Engineering from the University of Delhi, and a CFA charter. He is co-editor and an author of the book Governance and Investment of Public Pension Assets: Practitioners’ Perspectives published by the World Bank.