Mr. Madhurjya Kumar DuttaDirector, Trade and Investment Facilitation Department, Mekong Institute (MI)
Mr. Madhurjya Kumar Dutta earned his Master Degree from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi and an additional Master of Science in Regional Development Planning and Management from University of Dortmund, Germany. He also holds an advanced diploma in regional development planning. He is currently the Program Manager, Trade & Investment Facilitation at Mekong Institute (GMS Inter Governmental Organization) based in Thailand. Prior to joining MI; he served as Research Director of Economic Institute of Cambodia (EIC) and Adviser of Cambodia India Entrepreneurship Development Centre (a bilateral project of Governments of India and Cambodia).
Mr. Dutta has over 20 years of experience in private sector development in South and South East Asian countries. His key areas of interest are on entrepreneurship, SME development and trade facilitation. He has designed and implemented several multilateral capacity development projects on SME and Trade Facilitation in the Greater Mekong Sub region (GMS) including the ‘Private sector development in the East West Economic Corridor (EWEC)’ funded by Japan, ‘Trade Facilitation Project in the North South Economic Corridor (NSEC)’ funded by China, ‘Integration of CLMV Economies into AEC’ funded by New Zealand and Certified Logistic Master program funded by Republic of Korea.
He has also provided consultancy to various agencies namely UNESCAP, ADB, World Bank, GIZ, UNDP, IFC, ILO, USAID, IFAD, OXFAM, World Vision, Chemonics International etc. on SME policy development, value chain development, tourism development, investment feasibility, enterprise development strategy, green business, private sector innovations etc.