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Kishore Rao

Global Sector Leader for International Donor Organizations (IDO)

US Consulting Principal

Kishore Rao

Kishore is the Global Sector Leader for International Donor Organizations (IDO) and a Principal at Deloitte Consulting LLP. In his global role, Kishore builds and implements Deloitte’s global service strategy for IDO, strengthening Deloitte’s service to the mission of our clients across the globe.

Kishore brings more than 30 years of experience working with international donors, multinational corporations, and private foundations. He has helped clients realize the potential of global emerging and frontier markets through the implementation of strategies to enhance competitiveness by building industry clusters, attracting foreign investment, and building trade and transport infrastructure. In tandem, he works with US and global companies in manufacturing; real estate; BPO/IT-enabled services; agribusiness; energy; and infrastructure; and builds business models and strategies to enter, locate facilities, and expand in global emerging markets.

In the past he has served as the vice president and lead of Middle East and North Africa at BearingPoint, consultant at the International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group), and CEO of a leading economic consultancy. Kishore has a passion for international development, having grown up around the world and has worked in over 70 countries.

Kishore Rao