Nisha Biswal, an Indian-American policy expert, has been confirmed by the Senate to serve as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the United States International Development Finance Corporation.
- Her nomination was announced by US President Joe Biden in March 2023.
- Nisha Biswal has a distinguished career of over 30 years in US foreign policy and international development, having worked in various capacities within the White House, US Congress, and the private sector.
- Currently, she holds the position of Senior Vice President for International Strategy and Global Initiatives at the US Chamber of Commerce, where she oversees the US-India Business Council and US-Bangladesh Business Council.
- Previously, she served as the Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs in the United States Department of State during President Barack Obama’s administration from 2013 to 2017.
Q.: Nisha Biswal, an Indian-American policy expert, has been confirmed to serve as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of which US finance agency?
A) World Bank
B) United States International Development Finance Corporation
C) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
D) Federal Reserve System
Answer: B) United States International Development Finance Corporation