A propos / Bio
George Banjo is a Senior Transport Specialist with the World Bank during which he has been involved in Bank operational and policy advisory activities in about 20 countries in Africa, Europe and Central Asia. Prior to joining the World Bank he was in academia at the University of Lagos, Nigeria, advisor to the Government of Nigeria on transport and in private consultancy. In the latter capacity, he was responsible for conceiving the idea of LAMATA and designing its detailed institutional framework and, upon joining the Bank, involved in its establishment. He has at various times being a member of the Scientific Committee of the World Conference on Transport Research Society and of CODATU and is presently a Board member of the African Center for Excellence in Public Transport at the University of Cape Town. He has a doctorate in Transport Studies from the University of Liverpool.