Practice Manager, Transport, Southern Africa and Ethiopia

Marcela Silva

Lead Transport Specialist

Marcela Silva, a Colombian national, joined the World Bank in 2002 as a Transport Specialist in the transport anchor unit, and then moved to the Latin America and Caribbean Region where she managed a large portfolio of projects in Argentina and Bolivia with particular emphasis on sector governance, road asset management and performance-based mechanisms for road rehabilitation and maintenance. 

In 2011, Ms. Silva took a corporate position in OPCS where she worked on different initiatives under the IL Reform agenda. Her most recent assignment has been as Practice Manager for Transport in Southern Africa and Ethiopia.