Bishakha Mukherjee

Bishakha Mukherjee is a development economist and financial services professional. She has been closely involved with implementing the FATF Recommendations, the international standards for anti–money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) and proliferation. She had a long career as chief economic adviser at the Commonwealth Secretariat, where jointly with the UK HM Treasury she advised member governments on improving the effectiveness of their AML/CFT systems. She now works for a range of companies and organizations as an international business development adviser and financial sector consultant, with a particular interest in emerging markets, and has served on the boards of private equity funds. She is vice chair on the Board of the Commonwealth Association and an adviser to the Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network on Investment and Access to Resources. She holds a BA with honors and a PhD in economics from the London School of Economics.