Vardah has over 18 years of diverse professional experience in investment strategy, policy and development finance. She has worked across a wide range of public and private sector initiatives including investment climate reforms, public-private partnerships, investment and financial advisory, renewable energy and climate change and the development of related financial mechanisms. Special interests also include education, TVET and public investment management. She has spent a large part of her career working with multiple donors including World Bank and International Finance Corporation in senior positions as a finance and governance professional channelizing public and private investments for sustained economic growth in priority sectors on pro-poor reform programs across countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Eastern Caribbean, Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, U.A.E., and Yemen. Vardah holds post graduate qualification in Financial Strategy from Said Business School, University of Oxford.