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Salman Asim

Economist
Salman Asim is an Economist with the Education GP Africa East and South at the World Bank.  Salman leads the work on Education Sector Programmatic TA in Malawi and is a member of the Malawi GPE Project preparation team and the Uganda Education Sector TA.  Salman is also a lead researcher on SIEF-funded impact evaluation aimed at improving community involvement in schools in Pakistan.  Previously, Salman worked on education development in South Asia region, mainly Pakistan.  He was a key part of the task-team implementing innovative results-based financing operations in Sindh and Punjab provinces and has worked on experimental evaluation of interventions. His previous experience also includes working for the Development Economics Research Group on evaluations of community driven development projects. Salman is a Rhodes Scholar from Pakistan and holds an M.Phil in Economics from the University of Oxford. He was recognized in 2015 by the British Council as one of the outstanding UK alumni for his commitment and contributions in creating positive social change through his work on education development in Pakistan.