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Shomik Mehndiratta

Adviser, Transport& ICT

Dr. Shomik Mehndiratta leads the World Bank’s Transport practice’s efforts related to climate change.  In this role he provides technical and intellectual leadership to the Bank’s global efforts on low carbon transport systems as well as enhancing the climate resilience of transport infrastructure.  He has earlier served as the technical lead of the Bank’s urban mobility practice. He has been at the World Bank since 2002 and in the period 2007-2010 he lived and worked in China.  Most of his work in the Bank has been working on urban mobility issues with clients in East Asia, South Africa and Latin America.   He is co-editor and author of an edited book on Low Carbon Urban Development in China.  Prior to the World Bank he worked at CRA International, a business and economics consulting firm, based out of Boston MA.   Shomik is an Indian national, and holds a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley and a eMBA jointly from INSEAD and China’s Tsinghua University.