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Secrétaire exécutive

Biographie


Mme Sinha est secrétaire exécutive du Fonds d'équipement des Nations Unies (UNCDF), un fonds hybride de financement du développement des Nations Unies.

Mme Sinha est une banquière d'investissement et de développement ayant une expérience mondiale de 30 ans dans le domaine de la levée et de la gestion de capitaux de développement institutionnels publics et privés. Elle a occupé le poste de PDG de FFD Financing for Development Sàrl, une société spécialisée dans le financement du développement basée à Genève et spécialisée dans le financement des objectifs de développement durable de l'ONU. Mme Sinha a été une chercheuse de leadership mondial pionnière au Forum économique mondial, dirigeant l'Initiative de financement du développement en partenariat avec le Bureau des Nations Unies pour le financement du développement et la Direction suisse du développement et de la coopération (SDC).

Mme Sinha a dirigé une équipe de boursiers au YES Global Institute, un groupe de réflexion du secteur privé spécialisé dans le développement socio-économique à New Delhi, qui a construit l'écosystème de l'investissement à impact en Inde. Elle a également occupé des postes de haut niveau dans la mobilisation des ressources à la Banque africaine de développement, notamment en gérant son ADF-13, qui a permis de lever 7,3 milliards de dollars américains auprès de 27 pays donateurs. Auparavant, elle était banquière d'investissement chez HSBC, Rabobank, Lehman Brothers et JP Morgan à Londres, Hong Kong, Mumbai et New York.

Mme Sinha est diplômée du programme de formation des cadres supérieurs de la Harvard Kennedy School of Government en gestion des finances publiques. Elle est également titulaire d'une maîtrise en leadership mondial du Forum économique mondial et d'une maîtrise en gestion publique et privée (MPPM) /MBA de la Yale School of Management (SOM). Mme Sinha a obtenu un baccalauréat ès arts en économie et en informatique du Dartmouth College avec mention.


Discours et Déclarations

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2022

Remarks of Preeti Sinha, Executive Secretary of UNCDF, at the OPEC Fund—SEforALL event on Finance for Clean Cooking
Vienna, Austria - August 22, 2022 - Good afternoon. Let me start by acknowledging my colleague, Director-General Dr. Alkhalifa, who has been a true friend and partner to UNCDF. We look forward to many avenues of collaboration in the future. Let me also acknowledge the CEO of SEforALL, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All, and the Co-Chair of UN Energy, Ms. Damilola Ogunbiyi.

Remarks of Preeti Sinha, Executive Secretary of UNCDF, at the launch of the Index Insurance Best Practices Guidelines for Insurance Regulators and Practitioners in the Pacific Island Countries
Suva City, Fiji - August 2, 2022 - Before I begin my remarks, I would like to make the following acknowledgements: the Governor of the Central Bank of Samoa, Maiava Atalina Emma Ainuu-Enari; Senior officials representing Central Banks and government ministries; CEOs and officials from the private sector; Representatives from NGOs, CSOs, cooperative and partner agencies; UN colleagues and media representatives and invited guests.

Remarks of Preeti Sinha, Executive Secretary of UNCDF, at the Pacific Island Fintech Innovation Challenge
New York, United States - July 27, 2022 - Good morning and greetings to you all. It is my pleasure and privilege to address all of you today. On behalf of the UN Capital Development Fund, allow me to extend my sincere thanks and appreciation for your support of the Pacific Islands Fintech Innovation Challenge.

Statement of Preeti Sinha, Executive Secretary of UNCDF, at the Annual Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board 2022
New York, United States - June 10, 2022 - Madame President, Members of the Executive Board, Excellencies, colleagues, and friends.
I am pleased to join you today for the 2022 annual session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board. Thank you Associate Administrator Rao-Monari for your remarks. 2021 was my first year as Executive Secretary of UNCDF and it was a very fulfilling and productive year.

Remarks of Preeti Sinha, Executive Secretary of UNCDF, at the Stockholm +50
Stockholm, Sweden - June 2, 2022 - Madame President, Members of the Executive Board, Excellencies, colleagues, and friends. I am very pleased to join you today for the first regular session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board for 2022. Thank you Associate Administrator Rao-Monari for your remarks.

Remarks of UNCDF Executive Secretary Preeti Sinha at the "Accelerating Action for Food Security and Resilience" Side Event-2022 Spring Meetings of the WBG/IMF
New York, United States - April 22, 2022 - Dear Colleagues, it is a privilege to represent the UN’s flagship catalytic finance entity for the world’s 46 least developed countries, alongside so many esteemed leaders of the public and private sector. The urgent coral reef crisis is compounding and accelerating issues of food security globally.

Keynote Remarks of UNCDF Executive Secretary Preeti Sinha at the Yale Economic Development Symposium
New York, United States - March 1, 2022 - Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen—as we typically say to start UN convenings to acknowledge the various time zones—good morning, good afternoon and good evening. First and foremost, let me extend a note of thanks to the Yale School of Management’s Program on Social Enterprise for this extraordinary opportunity to address all of you today. I want to extend a particular note of thanks to Tony Sheldon, not only for this opportunity but for being such a wonderful colleague of mine over the years.

Remarks of Preeti Sinha, Executive Secretary of UNCDF, at the 1st Regular Session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board 2022
New York, United States - February 1, 2022 - Madame President, Members of the Executive Board, Excellencies, colleagues, and friends. I am very pleased to join you today for the first regular session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board for 2022. Thank you Associate Administrator Rao-Monari for your remarks.


2021

Remarks of Preeti Sinha, Executive Secretary of UNCDF, at the Opening of the Investment Solutions Conference, on the Sidelines of the UN General Assembly
New York, United States - September 22, 2021 - Today, I am so proud and pleased to welcome all of you to this morning’s Investment Solutions Conference—Day 1 of UNCDF’s Capstone Event coinciding with this year’s GA. Today’s conference comes at a pivotal point in time for the UN Capital Development Fund, which I am pleased and proud to lead as Executive Secretary.

Keynote Remarks of Preeti Sinha, UNCDF Executive Secretary, at the Local2030 Coalition Event at the HLPF 2021
New York, United States - July 15, 2021 - It is my honor and pleasure to introduce Segment 2 of this side event on “Recovering better: innovative and sustainable financing for SDG Localization”.

Remarks of Preeti Sinha, UNCDF Executive Secretary, at the IDE4SDGs Publication Launch Event
New York, United States - July 09, 2021 - First, I would like to congratulate the UNCDF team on the release of their flagship publication on Inclusive Digital Economies for the SDGs

Remarks of Preeti Sinha, UNCDF Executive Secretary, at the Generation Equality Forum: Economic Justice and Rights Action Coalition Session at the Paris Forum
Paris, France - July 01, 2021 - Distinguished guests, I am grateful to be here and share the UN Capital Development Fund’s commitments to the Generation Equality Forum, along with our inspiring and impressive set of co-leaders.

Statement of Preeti Sinha, UNCDF Executive Secretary, at the Annual Session 2021 of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board
New York, United States - June 09, 2021 - Madame President, Distinguished Members of the Executive Board, Excellencies, colleagues and friends, I am very pleased to join you today for the annual session of the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board for 2021

Keynote Remarks of Preeti Sinha, Executive Secretary, at the Increasing Domestic Public Resources and Private Financing for Women’s Economic Empowerment
New York, United States - April 19, 2021 - On behalf of the UN Flagship Agency for LDC finance, I want to start by thanking the governments of Sweden, Switzerland and Norway for supporting our priorities and programmes on women’s economic empowerment.

Keynote Remarks of Preeti Sinha, UNCDF Executive Secretary, at the Launch of the Generation Equality Forum-Economic Justice and Rights Action Coalition Dialogue Session
Mexico City (Virtual Site), Mexico - March 31, 2021 - First and foremost, thank you so much for the opportunity to address the attendees and to participate in the launch of the Generation Equality Forum; and particular thanks the Government of Mexico, the Government of France and to UN Women.

Keynote Remarks of Preeti Sinha, UNCDF Executive Secretary, at the Africa Regional Review Side Event on the Impacts of COVID-19 on SMEs in LDCs
New York, United States - February 24, 2021 - Dear Excellencies, Ambassadors, Permanent Representatives, and colleagues. Thank you for joining UNCDF at this event on the “Impacts of COVID-19 on SMEs in LDCs and the role of blended finance in supporting a resilient recovery”.

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