Karti Sandilya served as Country Representative of Asian Development Bank, USA. and led the development of Poverty Reduction Strategy and coordinated an ADB-wide implementation of the strategy. Prior to ADB, Mr. Sandilya held several posts within the Indian government including diplomatic assignments in Buenos Aires, Santiago, Geneva and Dhaka. Mr. Sandilya serves as Member of Advisory Board at Madura Micro Finance Ltd. He served as Under Secretary and Director in the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Director and Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Finance.