Gaurav Trivedi, MBA’19

Economist, IFC (World Bank Group)

Mr. Gaurav Trivedi is an economist at the International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group) in Washington DC and Toronto. He has extensive experience intersecting Strategy and Corporate Finance, Economics and Policy, and Corporate Affairs spanning across North America, Europe, and Asia. Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Gaurav was an economist at Pfizer Headquarters in New York City, where he was responsible for technical projects around affordability, market access, and economic policy.

Before joining Business School, Mr. Trivedi was the Managing Director at Kekst CNC (management consulting) Delhi, where he focused exclusively on managing, scaling, and leading the regional operations. He counseled large and mid-cap clients on complex cross-border corporate strategy, economic impact, regulatory and public affairs, and special situations mandates. Prior to this, he was at Philip Morris International at the Regional HQ in Hong Kong, overlooking non-market strategies, including regulatory affairs, fiscal taxation and pricing, and social impact projects within the Asia-Pacific Region.

Mr. Trivedi obtained his MBA from the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, where he was also a Research Fellow at the Emerging Markets Institute. He also holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the School of Public Policy at the London School of Economics and completed his BA in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin.