David Morgado

David Morgado

Senior Energy Specialist
Sectors Group (SG)

David Morgado is Senior Energy Specialist at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) since November 2021. He provides operational support to regional and private sector departments and contributes to knowledge work on emerging new technologies in the energy sector.

Prior to joining ADB, he was Senior Energy Policy Specialist at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). He was responsible for supporting the implementation of AIIB’s Energy Strategy, identifying investment opportunities and assisting with project preparation.

Previously David worked at the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Energy Efficiency in Emerging Economies Programme to scale-up of energy efficiency activities that generate economy-wide benefits with governments from major emerging economies including Brazil, India and Mexico. He is also worked for the International Institute for Energy Conservation (IIEC) in Thailand, as an Energy Specialist and Project Manager, providing technical assistance to governments, utilities and international development agencies including the ADB, World Bank, IFC, UNDP, UN Environment and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. His work covered energy efficiency, demand-side management and renewable energy across Asia-Pacific and Africa.

David Morgado is an Environmental Engineer with MSc in Environmental Sustainability from the University of Edinburgh.


  • | Papers and Briefs | Southeast Asia Working Papers

    Biofuels in the Greater Mekong Subregion

    With increasing fuel demand projected for the Greater Mekong Subregion, biofuels could make a significant contribution to offsetting oil demand and to increased agricultural and rural incomes.