Debabrata Chattopadhyay is a Senior Energy Specialist with the World Bank where he led the power system planning group from 2014-2022. He has been a Director of Deloitte Australia and a Principal with Charles River Associates between late 2000 and 2012. He was a Senior Lecturer /Associate Professor with University of Canterbury in New Zealand between 1997-2000. Deb holds a Ph.D. in power systems, a master’s degree in development economics, a CFA, and a bachelor’s degree in engineering. His research interests include electricity planning/operation and market design.