Henry Kerali is the World Bank's Regional Director for the South Caucasus, effective July 1, 2012, based in Georgia. Kerali has worked in different regions of the world including Latin America, Africa, East Asia, South Asia, and Europe and Central Asia (ECA), and in his last position he oversaw the Bank's transport program in the ECA Region as a Sector Manager.
Prior to joining the Bank in 2003, Mr. Kerali was a Professor at the University of Birmingham, England, specializing in the development of transport infrastructure. He led the research of developed economic cost-benefit models for assessing the feasibility of infrastructure investments.
Mr. Kerali, a dual Ugandan and UK national, was educated in Uganda where he studied Civil Engineering. He holds an MSc and a PhD from the University of Birmingham in England. He has over 100 publications in various books, journals and Bank reports.