Zayra Romo

The World Bank Group


Zayra Romo is a Senior Energy Specialist in the Global Energy and Extractives Practice at the World Bank. She has been involved in energy infrastructure investment projects in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa and assisted in power sector planning and renewable energy programs. Prior to joining the World Bank, Zayra worked for Electricite de France in Mexico as an operations engineer. She has an electrical engineering degree and an MSc in Energy Conversion and Management.

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The World Bank Group

The World Bank Group is one of the world's largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries. It comprises five closely associated institutions: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA), which together form the World Bank; the International Finance Corporation (IFC); the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA); and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). Each institution plays a distinct role in the mission to fight poverty and improve living standards for people in the developing world. For more information, please visit,, and