Sameer Shukla, an Indian national, joined the World Bank in India in 1996. Mr. Shukla is currently Adviser to the Practice Manager, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP). Till June 2021, Mr. Shukla was the Practice Manager for Energy and Extractives in the Bank’s ECA Region where he oversaw 35 staff covering energy programs in about 25 countries. He has held several positions of progressive responsibility in the Energy sector in the Europe and Central Asia Region, the Sub-Saharan Africa Region, ESMAP and the South Asia Region.
Mr. Shukla has extended experience of managing complex energy policy reforms and lending engagements covering energy transition and decarbonization, natural gas, renewable energy, energy efficiency and the electricity sector. Before joining the Bank, Mr. Shukla worked for Price Waterhouse India in the Power Utilities Group. Mr. Shukla has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Kolkata, India.