During Darwin’s stint with the World Bank Singapore office, he was the Program Manager of the World Bank Quality Infrastructure Investment (QII) Partnership and Lead of the Global Infrastructure Connectivity Alliance (GICA). He was also part of an infrastructure analytical team that advised governments globally on how to plan and invest in infrastructure to maximize economic, social, and environmental impact. He specialised in the development of tools to improve governments’ infrastructure investment and planning processes, as well as the assessment of impacts and performance of infrastructure projects. Darwin had also developed the World Bank Infrastructure Prioritization Framework (IPF), a tool piloted in several countries to assist governments to prioritize infrastructure investments.
Before being transferred to the Singapore office in end 2013, he worked for the Economics Unit of the World Bank Sustainable Development Department for the Latin America and the Caribbean Region.
His last employment before joining the World Bank was with the National Planning Department of Colombia, whereby Darwin worked with them as an economist.
Darwin holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in Economics from the National University of Colombia.