Georges Darido, a Brazilian and US national, is a Transport Specialist working with the Latin America and the Caribbean Region in Washington, DC. Since joining the World Bank as a Young Professional in 2007, he has worked on urban and mass transport projects in Brazil, China and Mexico and regional programs in Latin America and East Asia. He has a strong interest in sustainable transport issues, particularly energy efficiency, travel demand management, and integrated transport-land use planning. Before joining the Bank, he worked for several years in the United States as a transport technology and strategy consultant, traffic engineer, and researcher. He holds a M.S. in transport systems, Master in environmental economics, and B.S. in civil engineering. Georges is a daily user of public transport and really enjoys taking his daughter out for trips on buses, trains, and boats whenever he can.