Muthukumara Mani (Mani) is a Lead Environmental Economist for the Southeast Asia Region of the World Bank. Mani has several years of experience at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund in advancing inclusive green growth and climate change issues with national and sub-national governments. Mani has many books, policy reports, and peer-reviewed journal articles to his credit. He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.