Kee-Yung Nam

Kee-Yung Nam

Principal Energy Economist
Sectors Group (SG)


Dr. Kee-Yung Nam conceptualizes development of the energy sector strategies and policies and advises in the formulation of the energy sector lending and non-lending pipeline of projects. He is also responsible for the Energy Sector Trust Funds and undertakes analysis and assessment of key energy sector issues particularly in clean energy technologies.

Previously, he was Principal Economist, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, where he provided contributions in analytical research and technical advice on multiple disciplines including power sector development and reforms, renewable energy, fossil fuel subsidy, transport, impact evaluation, country diagnostic studies, and issues related to economic analysis on investment projects particularly on energy, infrastructure, and environment sectors.

Prior to joining ADB, he worked in the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the United Nations for Industrial Development (UNIDO).

Author

  • | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    Achieving Environmental Sustainability in Myanmar

    With many environmental assets, and industrial pressure only beginning to develop, Myanmar could effectively form policies and regulations that ensure sustainable growth and conservation of key natural resources.

  • | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    Developing Myanmar’s Information and Communication Technology Sector toward Inclusive Growth

    Myanmar is expected to grow at least 6.8% per year in the coming years. Accompanying this growth will be an increase in demand for infrastructure services, including ICT-related services, both for consumption and production uses.

  • | Papers and Briefs | Economics Working Papers

    Power Sector Development in Myanmar

    With the electricity consumption expected to grow in emerging economies such as Myanmar, it is important that the government prioritize its stable, efficient, and affordable supply.