Diego Rodriguez is currently a Senior Economist at the Water Global Practice of The World Bank Group. He is the task team leader of the World Bank initiative on the quantification of the tradeoffs of the energy-water nexus (Thirsty Energy) and the Program Manager of the Water Partnership Program. He is currently also providing support to operational teams on the use of economic analysis in large water infrastructure investments under deep uncertainty. Prior to joining the World Bank he worked at the Danish Hydraulic Institute and the Inter-American Development Bank. He has more than 20 years of experience in sectoral, operational, policy and strategy development in water supply, sanitation, and water resources management. He holds a PhD in Economics (Water), an MA in Applied Economics and a BS in Economics.