Alejandro Hoyos Guerrero
Alejandro Hoyos Guerrero is a Transport Specialist in the World Bank´s Transport and ICT Global Practice. He supports urban transport projects mainly in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region. Alejandro is passionate about how to maximize sustainability and impact of transport projects from various perspectives. He received an LL.M. and a BA in Economics from Carlos III University of Madrid complemented by a MA in international business administration funded by ICEX. Since he joined the Bank as an Operations Analyst in 2012, he has enjoyed learning from multiple challenges by working in very different cities and projects in Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Zaruhi (Zara) Tokhmakhyan
Zaruhi (Zara) Tokhmakhyan is a Senior Infrastructure Specialist at the World Bank’s Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice. Zara joined the Bank in 1995, and has since held various positions in infrastructure sectors, including water supply and sanitation, transport, urban program, and disaster risk management. She joined the Global Partnership for Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) program in 2015, working on piloting OBA projects and exploring RBF approaches to support the poor in accessing basic infrastructure and social services. Zara has authored several publications on various topics, including public-private partnerships in infrastructure sectors, tariff regulations, and housing. Prior to joining the World Bank, Zara worked at the Finance Department of the City of Pasadena, California. She has an MA in Urban Management and Public Affairs from Indiana University.