Program Manager, Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFR), Energy and Extractives
Zubin Bamji is the Program Manager for the World Bank’s Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership (GGFR), a Multi-Donor Trust Fund composed of governments, oil companies, and multilateral organizations working to end routine gas flaring at oil production sites around the world. In this role he is responsible for managing a team focused on advising and helping governments and companies identify solutions to the many technical, regulatory, and economic barriers to flaring reduction. This is done by developing country-specific flaring reduction and gas monetization programs, conducting research, sharing best practices, raising awareness, increasing the global commitments to end routine flaring, and advancing measurements and reporting.
Prior to the World Bank, Bamji was a Senior Advisor for the U.S. Department of Commerce, working on regulatory, environmental, and sustainability issues for NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration), the agency responsible for regulating fisheries, coastal and marine resources and ecosystems. He has also served as Director of Marketing & Membership for the Security Industry Association and Director of Brand Management & Communications for NPR. Bamji began his career as an Account Supervisor for Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in economics, marketing, journalism and mass communications from USC.