Rukmini ParthasarathyDeputy Director, KfW Office New Delhi
Rukmini Parthasarathy is a Development Banking Professional with expertise in multiple sectors, including microfinance, rural finance, urban infrastructure, and energy. In her over 20 years with the German Development Bank KfW, she has identified, developed, and executed German Development Cooperation programs in India, notably with Financial Institutions. As Deputy Director of the KfW Delhi office, Rukmini supports the Country Director with country strategy planning and portfolio management. She is responsible for coordinating with the Indian Ministry of Finance, the nodal partner for German Financial Cooperation with India. She also functions as the resident economist, providing macroeconomic updates and inputs for the country rating exercise. Rukmini has a master’s degree in economics from the Delhi School of Economics. Before joining KfW, she worked as a business journalist.