Raghavan has worked in emerging markets and private sector development for more than 20 years with experiences spanning investment financing, asset management and financial advisory services and brings unique insights to evaluation sciences. At the World Bank Group, he specializes in thematic evaluations and corporate initiatives. Recently, he has been tasked with managing flagship evaluation reports and evaluations on World Bank Group private sector development activities and support to fostering regional integration. Before joining the World Bank Group, Raghavan was an economist and policy advisor for the energy and extractives industry and has rotated through various positions in venture capital and private equity investment funds. He holds an MBA from Georgetown University (USA) and a B.Eng. from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore).