Ms. Anita M. George has been Executive Vice President, Growth Markets since July of 2017. Her mandate is to implement a key pillar of CDPQ’s strategy which aims to increase its international exposure in targeted growth markets by sourcing the best investment opportunities and by developing the organization’s network of sustainable and high-quality local partnerships. Ms. George is responsible for the New Delhi office, and sits on the Executive Committee as well as the Investment-Risk Committee. Ms. George joined CDPQ in April 2016 as Managing Director, South Asia, bringing to the organization her in-depth knowledge of the South Asian business community, in both the private and public sectors. She also has extensive experience in managing global infrastructure investment portfolios. Prior to joining CDPQ, she was Senior Director of the World Bank’s Global Practice on Energy and Extractives. Previously, she was Director, Infrastructure and Natural Resources of the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group. She has also acted as Head, Siemens Financial Services in India. Her various roles have led her to work in several regions of the world, including Europe, South and Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Ms. George holds a BA in Economics and Spanish from Smith College, in Massachusetts, and a Masters in Economics and a MBA in Finance from Boston University. Ms George is a member of Advisory Council at TalentNomics India, a non-profit organization for the empowerment of women.