Raghavan has 18 years of operational experiences spanning investment financing, asset management and financial advisory services and brings unique private sector development insights to evaluation sciences.  At IEG, he specializes in real sector evaluations and strategic initiatives. Recently, he has been tasked with managing IEG’s flagship reports and thematic evaluations on World Bank Group mobilization activities.

Before joining the World Bank Group, Raghavan was an economist and policy advisor for the extractives industry and has rotated through various positions in venture capital and private equity investment funds. He holds an MBA from Georgetown University and a B.Eng. from Nanyang Technological University.