Timila Dhakhwa is a Climate Change Specialist at the World Bank Group where she specializes in the design and implementation of fiscal and market-based policies (Emissions Trading Schemes, carbon tax, crediting mechanisms) for GHG mitigation. At the Yale School of Environment, she specialized in Business and Environment, with a focus on how companies can incorporate sustainability frameworks in their supply chains.
Prior to Yale, Timila worked on climate-smart agriculture and a UNFCCC Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) based offset project on waste in Nepal. At the World Bank’s Carbon Markets and Innovation Unit, Timila works with countries to build their readiness to pilot and implement carbon pricing policies to cost-effectively meet their climate targets. Timila is interested in the intersection of smart climate policy, carbon pricing and equitable development to advance decarbonization solutions in countries.
Timila received a B.A. in Chemistry and Environmental Studies (double major) from Lake Forest College, IL. She hails from Patan, Nepal.