Senior Hydropower Specialist, World Bank Group
Pravin Karki has over 25 years of professional experience relating to hydropower and water resources, mainly in hydropower engineering, international policy and academic research. He completed his bachelor’s degree in water resources and hydraulic structures from the Czech Technical University followed by an MSc in hydropower engineering from Norway.
He graduated with a MPhil in engineering for sustainable development from Darwin College, Cambridge University, UK. He joined the World Bank in 2008 and is currently in the Energy and Extractives Global Practice working on hydropower projects, mainly in Asia. Prior to working in the World Bank, Pravin worked at BPC Nepal, Statkraft Norway and the International Hydropower Association.
Pravin Karki is leading the World Bank's work on sediment management and climate change resilience in the hydropower and dam sectors.