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Executive Director of Development Impact, JP Morgan

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Arsalan Mahtafar is the Director of Development Impact of the JPM DFI. In this role, Arsalan maintains the JPM DFI methodology – ensuring it is in-line with best practices in the field of development finance – and applies the methodology to banking and markets transactions originated and structured by J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank to assess their anticipated development impact.

Arsalan joins the JPM DFI from J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank’s Strategy team, where he advised senior management on growth and transformation strategies, including the strategy and operating model of the JPM DFI. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Arsalan was a manager within McKinsey’s Economic Development Practice, where he advised developing country governments on country growth strategies. Arsalan holds a Master in Public Administration in International Development from Harvard University and dual Bachelors in Business Administration and International Political Economy from UC Berkeley.