Aun
Ali Rahman
Head, Access to Finance
World Bank
United States

Aun Rahman is the head of infoDev at the World Bank Group’s Access to Finance program, which helps high-growth entrepreneurs gain access to the early-stage growth capital and mentorship they need to launch and thrive. His work focuses on innovative financing mechanisms, such as angel group formation and venture fund creation in emerging markets, including the Caribbean and Africa. Previously, Aun was the founding Country Director of Acumen Fund Pakistan from 2006-2012. During this time, he directed the build-out of Pakistan's first impact investment portfolio, investing in pioneering enterprises using market-based models, including investments in agriculture, housing and clean technology. Prior to joining Acumen, Aun was an Associate in the Boston offices of Charles River Associates, an economic and strategy consulting firm. Aun has a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago and an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School.

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