Sudipto Sarkar is the World Bank’s Water Practice Manager for East Asia and the Pacific Region and is based in the World Bank’s Singapore Office. He has more than thirty years of work experience in water infrastructure and services. His experience also covers other sectors such as urban, energy, environment, and private sector participation. He has been in the World Bank since 1993 and has extensive Bank operational experience having worked in three regions (Eastern Europe and Central Asia; South Asia; and East Asia and the Pacific). Prior to joining the World Bank, he worked in the US private sector on water, environment, and infrastructure activities. His educational background is in civil engineering (undergraduate degree), environment (graduate degree), and business (graduate degree).