Nah-yoon is Private Sector Specialist of the WBG’s Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Global Practice. She is the lead author of Circular Economy in Industrial Parks: Technologies for Competitiveness (2021), and Resilient Industries: Competitiveness in Face of Disasters (2020). She was also one of the main contributing authors to A Practitioner’s Handbook for Eco-Industrial Parks (2018) jointly published by the WBG, UNIDO and GIZ. Nah-Yoon has more than 10 years of research and operational experience in the area of sustainable and resilient urban industrial development. With the Green Competitiveness Team at the World Bank, she provides support to client countries including Bangladesh, China, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam to enhance competitiveness of their manufacturing industries through eco-industrial park projects, circular economy solutions, and measures to improve industrial resilience. Originally from the Republic of Korea, Nah-Yoon has a Master of Science in Urban Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.). Before joining the Bank, she worked as a researcher at MIT on the Clean Energy City project in China and at Korea Environment Institute where she supported the Korean Ministry of Environment to implement the Seoul Initiative Network on Green Growth jointly with the UNESCAP.