Shomik Mehndiratta

Shomik Mehndiratta

Guest Speaker

Practice Manager for Transport in Europe and Central Asia, World Bank

Areas of Expertise


Shomik Mehndiratta is the World Bank’s Practice Manager for Transport in Europe and Central Asia. Previously, he was the Practice Manager for South Asia. He has been at the World Bank since 2002 working primarily in East Asia, Latin America and Africa. He has served in the past as the Transport Sector’s technical lead on urban mobility and climate-informed transport. In the period 2007-2010 he lived and worked in China and is the co-editor and author of an edited book on Low Carbon Urban Development in China. In 2015 he briefly worked with Uber as Director of Policy; and prior to the World Bank he worked at CRA International, a business and economics consulting firm, based out of Boston MA. Shomik holds a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley and an executive MBA jointly from INSEAD and Tsinghua University.