Senior Highway Engineer
Ashok Kumar is a Senior Highway Engineer in the Transport Sector at the World Bank; with a focus in South Asia. He is a highly qualified highway/transport engineer with more than 35 years of professional experience both within and outside the World Bank He has worked on several international assignments and multi-country projects, and preparation/supervision of Bank projects (involving construction of more than 25,000 km roads) including large and innovative infrastructure projects, working with low-capacity states, modernizing and capacity building of road agencies, asset management and maintenance, development of sector policies and strategies, innovative and cost-effective road designs, governance, road safety, development of construction industry, and resolving portfolio issues. Ashok has a Bachelors and Masters in Civil Engineering from The University of Roorkee, India. Furthermore, he conducted civil engineering graduate studies on Highway Engineering for Developing Countries (M.Sc) and Highway Engineering (PhD).