Idah Pswarayi-Riddihough is the World’s Bank country director for Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka. She earned her PhD from Oxford University in 1993.  She has since held various operational and corporate management positions, her most recent being Director of Strategy and Operations, in the Human Resources Vice Presidency. She also served as the Director of Operational Services from 2012 to 2014 in South Asia where she supervised teams covering operations in Financial Management and Procurement.