Senior Urban Transport Specialist
Shige Sakaki is a Senior Urban Transport Specialist working with the World Bank’s Transport and ICT Global Practice. He currently works on various lending and technical assistance projects in South Asia, including urban transport planning, urban mobility, suburban railway, Transit Oriented Development, and intercity highway projects. Prior to joining the bank in 2011, Shige was with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism for 15 years, where he worked on urban transport planning, land use planning, urban redevelopment, and flood management. Shige holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Harvard Kennedy School and Master of Civil Engineering from Kyoto University. He is a registered Professional Engineer and Land Readjustment Planner, and a certified Meteorologist in Japan.
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