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Sunil Sabharwal
Sunil Sabharwal
Member of Advisory Board

He graduated from London Business School and the Ohio State University. He is the founder and former head of the Budapest office of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He currently serves on the advisory boards of several leading fintech companies, including Thunes, headquartered in Singapore, and Finexio, based in Florida. He is also an adviser to the Blackstone Growth Equity Fund. Most recently he served as Chairman of Earthport Plc, a company listed on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM Market, prior to its acquisition by Visa. He was a member of the IMF’s U.S. Executive Board from 2016 to 2018. At the end of his tenure at the IMF, Steve Mnuchin, the U.S. Treasury Secretary, awarded him with one of the highest honours of his career, the Distinguished Service Award. Sunil Sabharwal is a distinguished athlete, fencer and member of the Executive Committee of World Athletics. In the past, he has been involved with numerous sports- related organisations, including the IOC’s Sustainability and Legacy Committee and the International Fair Play Committee. In 2008, he was the Head of Mission for the US Olympic fencing team in Beijing. He has also served on the Boards of Directors of both the U.S. and International Fencing Federations, and on the Board of Directors of the LA2028 Olympic Bid.