Vice President and Head of Network, Financial and Private Sector Development, The World Bank & International Finance Corporation, Washington, D.C.
1999-2006 Director of Global Operations, McKinsey's Strategy Practice
2006-2009 Director for Asia, Mc Kinsey Global Institute
Since 2009 Vice President and Head of Network, Financial and Private Sector Development, The World Bank - IFC - International Finance Corporation
As leader of the network, he engages with government policy makers who shape the business environment for the private sector. He works to promote collaborative public-private dialogue and the development of a regulatory environment that fosters opportunities for entrepreneurship and job creation.
He also provides intellectual leadership and strategic direction in the areas of financial sector diagnostics and policy advice to national financial sector regulatory and supervisory authorities to help build strong and efficient financial systems.
Since joining the World Bank Group in October 2009, Devan has focused on efforts to facilitate access to a broad range of financial services - for firms and for households - and to mobilize the private sector in offering better services to the poor, ranging from housing finance and insurance to microfinance and remittances. Devan also represents the World Bank on the Financial Stability Board in Basel.