Govinda Timilsina joined the Development Research Group of the World Bank in May 2007. He has more than 25 years of experience across a broad range of sustainable development topics and infrastructure at the international level. His key expertise includes macroeconomic and structural modeling for policy analysis, particularly general equilibrium modeling; infrastructure and economic development; clean and renewable energy economics and policies including biofuels; climate change policies and carbon pricing; energy, electric power, and urban transportation policies. Prior to joining the Bank, Dr. Timilsina was the Senior Research Director at the Canadian Energy Research Institute, Calgary, Canada, where he worked mainly on climate change policy, economic impacts assessment, and electricity issues. Currently, he is leading studies on infrastructure, economic growth and poverty; climate change policies including carbon pricing and clean technologies; and regional energy cooperation and trade. He also serves as an editor of the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews journal.