Practice Manager for the Energy and Extractive Global Practice
Jie Tang, Practice Manager for the Energy and Extractive Global Practice of the World Bank and is in charge of the Bank’s investment portfolio and technical assistance to policy, institution and regulation development in the energy sector of countries in East Asia and Pacific Region. He joined the World Bank in 2001 as a Young Professional and has recently held the positions of Lead Energy Specialist, Program Leader for Energy/Transport/ICT, and Practice Manager. Before joining the World Bank, he worked for 15 years on China Three Gorges Dam Project, a US$38 billion project which took 17 years to build. He has held various technical and managerial positions for the project, from Assistant Engineer to Senior Engineer, and from Division Director to Assistant (1997-2000) to the Vice-Chairman of the State Council Three Gorges Committee, which was chaired by the Prime Minister. He holds a BSc in Electric Engineer from the Hydropower College of Wuhan University, China in 1985, and a MBA from University of Cambridge, England in 2001.