Sitaramachandra is a Senior Agribusiness Specialist with Food and Agriculture Global Practice at the World Bank, East Asia and Pacific Region. Based out of Beijing Office his portfolio includes Agriculture, Rural Livelihoods, Agribusiness and Food Safety Projects in China, Mongolia and Thailand. His areas of specialisation include community driven development, financial inclusion, agribusiness development, food and nutrition security, WASH innovations and social entrepreneurship. In his earlier stints with the Bank at their Delhi and Jakarta Offices, Sitaramachandra managed several agriculture and rural livelihoods projects besides leading global efforts for integrating WASH initiatives in broader anti-poverty and multi-sector programs with a focus on India, Indonesia, Laos, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.
Sitaramachandra was formerly young professional at National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) in India. He also holds a Master’s degree in Management Studies from Banaras Hindu University, India.