Senior Energy Specialist
Dr. Xiaodong Wang is a Senior Energy Specialist in the East Asia & Pacific (EAP) region of the World Bank. She is the lead author for the Energy Chapter of the World Development Report 2010 "Development and Climate Change", and the EAP Energy Flagship Study "Winds of Change: East Asia's Sustainable Energy Future". Prior to joining the EAP region, Dr. Wang worked in the energy sector at Africa region and ESMAP of the World Bank. She has extensive experience, expertise, and knowledge in climate change, renewable energy, energy efficiency, and energy access, and worked in more than 20 developing countries mostly in Asia and Africa. Prior to joining the World Bank, Dr. Wang managed the Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Program at the UN Foundation, and worked at the UNDP-GEF as a Technical Specialist on Climate Change developing clean energy projects in East Asia. She holds a PhD in Energy and Resources from UC Berkeley, and a MS in Environmental Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University.