Sulaiman Wasty

Sulaiman Wasty has more than 25 years of experience in international development, specializing in the evaluation of economic reform policies in public sector management, governance, and institutional development. He is currently the president of Sharakpur, Ltd., a Washington, DC–based consulting firm that provides advice to governments, corporations, and multilateral institutions in the areas of: technical assistance and advisory support for business and project development in diverse markets; compliance and due diligence services for both domestic and foreign transactions, with a special emphasis on anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism; and customized research for market access and risk analysis.

Wasty is also a founding member of Middle East and North Africa Consultants Association, and in 2012 was appointed team leader of a multidisciplinary United Nations (U.N.) group charged with an independent assessment of the impact of the U.N. and other partners' ongoing reconstruction assistance to Iraq and its Kurdistan region.

He has held teaching positions at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, and George Mason University. He received a M.A. from Johns Hopkins University, and a B.S. from the London School of Economics and Political Science.