Kartik Pental

Consultant, World Bank


Kartik Pental is a Post Graduate in Finance and Economics from University of Warwick and is a part of the World Bank’s India Education Practice. His work focuses on Early Childhood Education, School Education and Skill Development. He is actively involved in the World Bank’s technical support to the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), teacher education reforms’ project in Bihar and the Skill India Mission.

While at the World Bank, Kartik has contributed towards notable publications such as ‘Value for Money from Public Expenditure on Elementary Education in India’ and authored others such as ‘Study on Demand for Skilled Labor in Unregistered MSMEs of India’. Previously, Kartik was a part of the Development Advisory Services practice at Ernst and Young (EY). While at EY, Kartik helped multilateral agencies, international financial institutions and corporate foundations analyse economic feasibility of social investments and evaluate/assess their projects. He has experience of working on social sector initiatives in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Nepal, Lao PDR, Thailand and Vietnam.