The World Bank
Program Manager, Partnership for Market Implementation
Dr. Venkata Ramana Putti is the Program Manager in the Carbon Markets and Innovation unit at the World Bank since 2015, and his responsibilities include, inter alia, the leadership of the Partnership for Market Implementation (PMI) and the Carbon Finance Assist program (CF-A). Previously, he led the Energy Access portfolio and managed the Small Islands energy program at the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP). Before World Bank, he held senior executive positions at UNDP/GEF, Winrock International and TERI, managing national/ global clean energy and environment programs. Dr. Putti has authored and edited over 80 publications including books, peer-reviewed research articles and technical reports. He holds degrees in civil engineering and business management and a Ph.D. in energy studies.