Full Name

Binyam Reja

Global Practice Manager & Acting Global Director for Transport
World Bank

Binyam Reja is the Global Practice Manager and Acting Global Director for Transport in the Infrastructure Vice Presidency. Mr Reja oversees the Bank’s Transport Global Unit’s knowledge, flagship analytical studies, partnerships and corporate mandates. He directs an extensive technical assistance program and analytical studies and leads a team of technical professionals and analysts in the delivery of the program. Before being selected for this position, Mr Reja was the Regional Practice manager for China, Mongolia and Central Asia where he oversaw a lending program totalling US$8 billion for China, Mongolia and Central Asia covering all sub-sectors, including urban transport, BRT, metros, highways, railways, intermodal freight transportation and logistics. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of California, Irvine, and attended the Executive Education program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.   

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