Plenary 4: Changing Environment
Onno Ruhl is the first General Manager of the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat, an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. In this position, Onno is leading the creation of a new agency, which will focus on improving the habitat and resilience of communities in South and Central Asia. Prior to his appointment, Onno has been Country Director for India at the World Bank, based in New Delhi. He was responsible for managing the World Bank's portfolio in India, valued at $25 billion. In a career with the World Bank for over two decades, he has been Director for Operations Services and Quality in the South Asia Region of the World Bank, Country Director for Nigeria, Manager for Results and Learning in the Africa Region of the World Bank, and Country Manager for the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Before joining the World Bank in 1993, he was a career diplomat with the Netherlands Foreign Service.