Mehtab Sumar - GSMA Mobile 360 Series

Mehtab Sumar

Mehtab Sumar

Head of Product Development SCOPE


World Food Programme


Mehtab Sumar is the Head of the Product Development team for SCOPE – WFP’s Beneficiary and Transfer Management platform. Mehtab is responsible for the development of SCOPE – an in-house built application holding digital identities of over 20m WFP beneficiaries. SCOPE incorporates new technologies around biometric verification, deduplication, mobile development and offline closed- loop payment systems developed for harsh operational environments and limited infrastructures.

Mehtab has been with WFP for over 10 years and has over 20 years of experience in the industry. She comes with a wealth of experience across all areas of Information Technology including application development, security, enterprise architecture and infrastructure. Prior to joining WFP, Mehtab has worked in large multinational companies in Rome, London, Amsterdam and Sophia Antipolis.

Mehtab holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from De Montfort University, United Kingdom.