Anil Sood is a Director and the Chief Operating Officer of Centennial Group International. Prior to joining the Centennial Group, he held many senior positions at the World Bank, including Vice President responsible for Strategy and Special Advisor to the Managing Directors. His expertise is on matters of development strategy and institutional effectiveness; he has advised chief executives and senior management of the African Development Bank, the Islamic Development Bank, International Fund for Agriculture Development,the United Nations Development Program, and the United Nations Economic Commission of Africa. Mr. Sood now focuses on issues of growth and global competitiveness, most recently for India, Mexico and Latin America. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School (Baker Scholar) and BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.