Riyzal Bahdari is a financial and accounting professional with more than a decade of experience working on in-country development projects of various international agencies, United Nations, US Agency for International Development, and The World Bank. His areas of expertise include auditing, budgeting, financial management and compliance, procurement, internal policy development, and grants management.
Mr. Bahdari is responsible for sub-grant and procurement activities in the Asia region as an extension of the International Grants and Procurement Unit. He provided support through training and mentoring of project grants management staff.
He provided oversight, leadership and technical assistance as required to build capacity of project-based grants and procurement staff in collaboration with the Asia Regional Office grants/procurement management and in partnership with the business unit project teams (COP/HOTM/PAS/M). He also acts as a resource for projects on local organization capacity building initiatives and helps ensure compliance with internal and external requirements and quality of grant and procurement processes and documentation.