Chairman and Founding Director
Gautam Kaji, Chairman and Founding Director of the Centennial Group International, has a 30-year long career in economic and development policy formulation and implementation at the World Bank, where he was the Managing Director and Chairman of the Loan Committee. He has earned a reputation as a leading expert on global economic and financial issues, especially in emerging market economies, and for his close personal relations with key decision-makers and private sector players. He is a board member of several companies, including the Cabot Corporation and the Infrastructure Development Finance Company of India. Before joining the World Bank, Mr. Kaji worked in the commercial banking sector in India, Hong Kong, the UK and the USA. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania.