Ajay Narayanan

Alumni Chapter Board, Member at Large
Master's in Organization Development and Knowledge Management

Ajay Narayanan is currently the Manager for internal audit at the World Bank Group. He is retiring from his current job in 2021 to pursue his interests in individual and team coaching and organizational development and strategy.

Ajay has 30 years of executive and technical experience in national and global development finance organizations. He has worked on enterprise risk management, internal audit, insurance, EHS management consulting, infrastructure and climate finance, organization strategy and innovation. Having worked for over two decades in complex organizations solving challenging problems, he has a passion for transformation of human systems for public good. His approach to innovation and change in large human systems integrates wisdom traditions drawn from Daoism and Mindfulness with current Western Organizational Development approaches such as Social Constructionism, Adaptive Leadership and Complex Systems.

Ajay has master's degrees in Organizational Development & Knowledge Management at George Mason University, and Mechanical Engineering and Safety Engineering. He is a Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management, London, and a LEAD Fellow.