Alisha  Noella Pinto

Alisha Noella Pinto

Energy Specialist

Alisha Pinto is an Energy Specialist at the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), focusing on energy access and clean cooking. She is part of the core team managing the newly established Clean Cooking Fund at ESMAP. She has worked previously as an energy consultant, implementing the Global Energy Access Surveys and the Multi-Tier Framework country diagnostic reports in Nepal and Liberia. She has also worked with the South Asia (Nepal) and East Africa (Uganda and Somalia) regional teams within the World Bank.

Prior to joining the World Bank, Alisha was an Associate in Research at the Duke Household Health and Energy Initiative. She also worked at other research and consulting organizations such as the International Water Management Institute, EY-Parthenon Group, and Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations.

Alisha holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Sanford School of Public Policy (Duke University), and a BA in Economics from St. Xavier’s College (University of Mumbai).