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Paulo de Sa

Practice Manager, Energy & Extractives at World Bank Group

Doctorate in mineral economics, Paris School of Mines. Practice Manager, Energy & Extractives, World Bank Group. Heads three global programs and partnerships in the oil, gas and mineral sectors including: the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), the Global Gas Flaring Reduction (GGFR), and the Extractive Industries Technical Advisory Services (EI-TAF). Former: Lead Operations Officer, Latin America region of the World Bank; Lead Industrial Economist, World Bank; Strategy and Operations, Usinor-Sacilor.