Dr. Shomik Mehndiratta is the World Bank’s Practice Manager for Transport in South Asia. He has been at the World Bank since 2002, working primarily in East Asia, Latin America and Africa. He has served in the past as the Transport Practice Manager for Latin America, and the Transport Sector’s technical lead on urban mobility and climate-informed transport. In 2015 he briefly worked with Uber as Director of Policy. From 2007 to 2010, he lived and worked in China and is the co-editor and author of the book “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, Massachusetts. Shomik holds a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley and an executive MBA jointly from INSEAD and Tsinghua University.