is Director and General Counsel of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group. Ms. Kumar-Capoor has overall responsibility for MIGA’s Legal Affairs and Claims Group, including eligibility and deal structure, contract negotiation and drafting, dispute resolution and claims management.
Ms. Kumar-Capoor previously served as Chief Advisor to the Executive Vice President & CEO of MIGA and prior to that was Chief Counsel at MIGA. Ms. Kumar-Capoor has over 25 years of experience in complex infrastructure, finance, telecom and oil, gas and mining transactions.
PriortojoiningMIGA,Ms.Kumar-Capoorworkedasacorporateandtransaction attorney with major law firms in the United States and in India concentrating on project finance, structured finance and risk mitigation. She holds a law degree in international business law and a master’s degree in international relations. She is admitted to the bar in New York and in NewDelhi. She has also taught a course on International Business Transactions at Georgetown University Law Center.