Sahba Sobhani

Sahba Sobhani is the Director of UNDP Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development. Mr. Sobhani brings 21 years of experience in the private sector in the Silicon Valley and Singapore, and at UNDP as Programme Advisor, Team Leader, Programme Manager and as the technical lead for the recently endorsed UNDP private sector strategy. He has significant partnership development and advocacy experience with the private sector working with over 100 companies and business organizations, and a track record of operational leadership, innovation and management of 6 global UNDP-led strategic multi-stakeholder partnerships and initiatives in the area of business and development, including the Business Call to Action Initiative, the Connecting Business Initiative and the G20 Global Platform on Inclusive Business.