The Women's World Banking Team

Muna Sukhtian

Vice Chair of Microfund for Women
Muna Sukhtian, Managing Director, Microfund for Women


Muna Sukthian‘s career has spanned roles in private, public and non-profit organizations. She is inspired by working with and leading teams to combine excellence and creativity that allow for positive impact on business and public good.

She is the vice-chair of Microfund for Women, Jordan’s largest not-for-profit microfinance institution. In addition to leading the organization to reach 700 employees that serve 150,000 clients out of 62 branches across the country, Muna has contributed to financial inclusion on an international level, as cochair of Women’s World Banking (New York) and board member of the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (Washington DC).

With enthusiasm for supporting organizations that give opportunities to youth and women, Muna serves on the boards of the Crown Prince Foundation, Prince Hussein Technical University, Kings’ Academy, Queen Rania Teachers’ Award, the Abdulhameed Shoman Foundation and Taawon (Palestine).

Muna also served as chief of staff of Queen Rania Al Abdullah, as council member of the Greater Amman Municipality and most recently on the Royal Committee to Modernize the Political System.

Muna started her career in management consulting in the US, and worked in generic pharmaceuticals. As a director of GMS Holdings, and a member of the investment committee, she continues to play an active role in her family’s business.

Muna holds a degree in biochemistry from Harvard University and an MBA from INSEAD in France. Together with her husband, she is a proud parent of their three sons.