About the Speakers
Mr. Wayne Silby
is the Founding Chair of Calvert Funds, a $10 billion
investment company group in Washing-ton, D. C. As President
of Calvert Social Investment Fund, he is active in promoting
innovative ways to give investment money a conscience.
In 1987 he cofounded the Social Venture Network, a group
of several hundred entrepreneurs and investors who look
to further business as an agent for social change. Other
cur-rent activities include Co-Chair of the Calvert Foundation,
supervising the private equity program of Cal-vert Funds,
and as Founding Chair of GroupServe Foundation, focused
on providing collaboration tools to nonprofits. He also
chairs the China Committee of the Grameen Foundation USA,
on whose board he also serves. He received his BSE from
the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania
and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.
Martin Kakhobwe has served as Executive Director of
MASAF since its inception in 1995. Mr. Kakhobwe is an
Honorary Knight Commander of the Order of Saint Michael
and Saint George. He is also Chairman of the Malawi Privatisation
Commission. Before his appointment at MASAF, he served
as Secre-tary to the President and Cabinet; Ambassador
to Germany, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Switzer-land
and Ethiopia; and as High Commissioner to Zambia and Great
Britain. In addition to his experience in those countries,
he has lived in Lesotho where he earned a bachelor's degree
in English and government.
Sultan Khan served from 1994
to 2000 as senior adviser to the South Asia Poverty Alleviation
Programme of the United Nations Development Programme.
Since joining the civil service of Pakistan in 1955, Mr.
Khan has been closely associated with policymaking and
development planning in Pakistan. Early in his career
he was deputy director of the Civil Service Academy, deputy
commissioner for Kohat and Peshawar, commissioner of the
Karachi Division, secretary for health, education, and
social welfare in the government of the North-West Frontier
Province, and director of the Pakistan Academy for Rural
De-velopment. In 1972 he established the Daudzai Pilot
Project of the Integrated Rural Development Pro-gramme
in Pakistan. After serving as a consultant to the United
Nations Centre for Regional Development in Nagoya, Japan,
in 1978, he was UNICEF's consultant on the Mahaweli Ganga
Development Project in Sri Lanka (1979-82). Mr. Khan earned
his master of arts degree in English from Lucknow University
and a bachelor's degree in law from Peshawar University.
He later completed a course in public administration at
the University of Cambridge.
Yanara is currently the Secretary General of the Council
for Development of Cambodia in charge of aid coordination
and management. In this capacity, he coordinates preparation
of the Consultative Group meetings on Cambodia. In addition,
Chhieng Yanara serves as the Royal Government of Cambodia's
focal point for the OECD/DAC Task Team on Harmonization,
a member of the Supreme National Eco-nomic Council, and
Secretary General of the Seila Task Force, the Royal Government's
aid mobilization and coordination framework for support
to the decentralization and deconcentration reforms.