Lucio Monari has been Sector Manager for Africa Energy group since September 2011. Before joining the Africa Region, Mr. Monari was Sector Manager of the Energy Anchor in the Energy, Transport and Water Department. Mr. Monari also worked in the Latin America and South Asia regions of the World Bank on several energy projects related to sector reform, energy access and renewable energy. In addition, Mr. Monari has also led Analytical and Advisory Activities and has published several reports on various power sector aspects, including subsidies and impacts of reforms. He has worked extensively in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Argentina, Uruguay and other countries in the Latin America region. Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked in the international negotiations department responsible for the acquisition of concession contracts of AGIP SPA, the national oil company. Mr. Monari holds a degree in Economics from the University of Bergamo and an MBA from the Scuola Mattei in Milan, Italy.