Migara Jayawardena

Founder and Managing Director
, AMALA Clean Energy Advisors
Profile / Bio: 

Migara Jayawardena is the founder and Managing Director of AMALA Clean Energy Advisors—a global consultancy specializing in supporting the clean energy transition for sustainable development. He has three decades of experience in energy and infrastructure in emerging markets spanning Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean. He worked at the World Bank Group for over 20 years leading efforts to help clients reform and develop energy and infrastructure. He primarily worked in the Energy Global Practice at the World Bank, and also served as a Lead Evaluation Officer and Thematic Coordinator for Energy and Infrastructure at the institution’s Independent Evaluation Department (IEG). His work in the energy sector was mostly on power sector and utility reform, renewable energy, hydropower, transmission and distribution, energy resilience, and rural electrification. Of particular interest to him is the utilization of public-private partnerships to achieve development goals; and addressing climate impacts through infrastructure development. The investment projects he led at the World Bank Group received multiple awards for their design and development effectiveness. Migara received his B.Sc. in Economics from Towson State University and his Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Energy Resilience and Climate Adaptation in Belize 28 April 2021 Slides Energy, Disaster Risk Management, Climate Change