Our Governance

Uniting a diverse group by a common goal: to promote job creation and improve the quality of existing jobs for youth

S4YE’s governance and membership structure reflects an ecosystem that comprises of the following: S4YE Partner Forum; S4YE Steering Committee; Impact Portfolio; Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC); Youth Advisory Group (YAG); WBG Internal Community of Practice; adhoc Task Forces; and the S4YE Secretariat.

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Steering Committee

The Steering Committee (SC) provides high-level strategic guidance on the focus of the S4YE Secretariat’s work program. The SC will include all members of the previous Board of Directors, plus any additional partners providing financial or in-kind support.

steering Committee Bios

Mamadou Biteye (Chair)
Mamadou Biteye

Vice President, Social Impact (CEMEA Region), Visa

AB Albrectson
Anne Birgitte Albrectsen

CEO, Plan International

Sukti Dasgupta
Sukti Dasgupta

Chief, Employment Labour Market Policies Branch, International Labour Organization

Christian Gruen
Christian Gruen

Head of Special initiative on Training and Job Creation, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany

Jill Huntley
Jill Huntley

Global Managing Director for Corporate Citizenship, Accenture

Krishna Kumar
Krishna Kumar

Director, International Research, RAND Corporation

Jon Lomøy
Jon Lomøy

Director General, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad)

Susan Reichle
Susan Reichle

President & CEO, International Youth Foundation

Michal Rutkowski
Michal Rutkowski

Senior Director for Social Protection, Labor and Jobs, World Bank Group

Naria Santa Lucia
Naria Santa Lucia

Senior Director of Digital Skills and Employability, Microsoft Philanthropies

Anita Tiessen
Anita Tiessen

CEO, Youth Business International

Erion Veliaj
Erion Veliaj

Mayor, Tirana, Albania

Lindsay Wallace
Lindsay Wallace

Director, Strategy and Learning, Mastercard Foundation

Jayathma Wickramanayake
Jayathma Wickramanayake

Envoy on Youth , United Nations

Secretariat

The Secretariat manages the day-to-day operations of the coalition. It is led by the Coalition Manager, who holds responsibilities across knowledge management, technical assistance, financial management, and partnership management. The Secretariat is housed in the Jobs Group within the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice at the World Bank. 

Secretariat Bios

Namita Datta
Namita Datta

S4YE Coalition Manager, World Bank

Dariga Chukmaitova
Dariga Chukmaitova

Technical Specialist, World Bank

Aparna Krishnamurthy
Aparna Krishnamurthy

Strategic Partnership Specialist, World Bank

Danielle Robinson
Danielle Robinson

Digital Jobs and Gender Specialist, World Bank

Ricardo Silva
Ricardo Silva

Strategic Partnership Advisor, World Bank

Sunamika Singh
Sunamika Singh

Technical Specialist, World Bank

Natanee Thawesaengskulthai
Natanee Thawesaengskulthai

Technical Specialist, World Bank