Dr. Shomik Mehndiratta is the World Bank’s Practice Manager for Transport in South Asia. He has been at the World Bank since 2002 (except for a short break in 2015) working primarily in East Asia, Latin America and Africa. He has served in the past as the Transport Sector’s technical lead on urban mobility and climate-informed transport. In the period 2007-2010 he lived and worked in China and is the co-editor and author of an edited book on Low Carbon Urban Development in China. In 2015 he briefly worked with Uber as Director of Policy; and prior to the World Bank he worked at CRA International, a business and economics consulting firm, based out of Boston MA. Shomik holds a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley and an executive MBA jointly from INSEAD and Tsinghua University.