Global Head of Mining
International Finance Corporation
Namrata Thapar is the Global Head of Mining at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), based in Washington, D.C. IFC—a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. In this role, Ms. Thapar leads the IFC mining sector investment team, promoting the growth of IFC’s mining business in emerging markets with a focus on sustainability and development impact. She oversees a portfolio of about $1 billion, including equity, mezzanine, and senior debt.
Since joining IFC in 1999, Ms. Thapar has managed mining transactions around the world, working with a range of clients and a variety of financing arrangements.
IFC— a member of the World Bank Group
IFC—a member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2021, IFC committed a record $31.5 billion to private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity as economies grapple with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.