Pravin KARKI, 
Global Lead Hydropower and Dams,
World Bank

World Hydropower Congress  |  14-16 May 2019  |  Paris


Speaker biography

Pravin Karki is the Global Lead, Hydropower and Dams for the World Bank Group. As part of this, he is leading the World Bank’s work on sediment management and climate change resilience in the hydropower and dam sectors.

Pravin has over 25 years of professional experience relating to hydropower and water resources, mainly in hydropower engineering, international policy and academic research.

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 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 also graduated with an MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development from Cambridge University in the UK.