Mr. Kwawu Mensan Gaba is the Practice Manager, Energy (IAWE2) for the Energy and Extractive Industries Global Practice at the World Bank since July 2021. Mr. Gaba, a Togolese national, joined the Bank in 1997 as a Power Engineer in the Africa Technical Families, Water, Urban and Energy Department.
Before joining the World Bank in 1996, he was head of the planning department for the National Electricity Company in Togo. He is recognized as an out-of-the-box thinker who has received accolades for innovative procurement approaches. He is also the recipient of the World Bank FY2011 Innovation Challenge and FY2015 Big Data Innovation Challenge Awards. Mr. Gaba holds a master’s degree in power engineering from the Interafrican Electrical Engineering College (Cote d’Ivoire).