Dr. Ashok Sarkar

Senior Energy Specalist, the World Bank Group

Dr. Ashok Sarkar manages clean energy and energy efficiency (EE) operations in World Bank’s Global Energy Practice in Washington since 2006. He established WB’s EE Community of Practice, worked in 35+ countries, and is currently engaged in Poland, Saudi Arabia, Qatar,Yemen, Pakistan, India (several projects, including with EESL). He earlier worked in ADB-Manila; USAID-India; RMA-USA; and BHEL-India. He has an undergraduate degree from Delhi College of Engineering, MS-Energy from AIT-Thailand, and Ph.D., University of Wisconsin- Madison, USA. Dr. Sarkar served as Member, UNFCCCCDM Meth Panel (2005-07) and Chair, UNEP’s Experts Task-Force on LED Lighting(2015-17).