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Aaron Wolf's picture

Aaron Wolf is professor of geography and chair of the Department of Geosciences at Oregon State University.  His research and teaching focus is... Read more »

Adam Rubinfield's picture

Adam Rubinfield is an Environmental Specialist at the World Bank working with the Corporate Responsibility Program. He works with internal... Read more »

Aditi Maheshwari's picture
Aditi Maheshwari is a Climate Change Policy Specialist at the World Bank, focusing on mitigation, finance and the international negotiations. She... Read more »
Alan Miller's picture

Alan S. Miller is a climate change and global environmental expert with more than 30 years experience. Until his retirement in December 2013, ... Read more »

Alexander Lotsch's picture
I am a geographer at the World Bank, where I have worked in the Development Research Group and the Agriculture and Rural Development Department. My work... Read more »
Alexandra Klöpfer's picture
Ana Bucher's picture
Dr. Ana Bucher is climate change specialist with the Environment Department of the World Bank. Currently, she is working on adaptation to climate change... Read more »
Andrea Liverani's picture

Andrea Liverani is a social development specialist with the World Development Report 2010 team, working on institutional and governance aspects of... Read more »

Andreas Kopp's picture
I am Andreas Kopp, working for the World Bank in Washington. I work for the Sustainable Development Network, in the Department for Energy, Transport and... Read more »
Andrew Steer's picture
Angela Crandall's picture
Angela Crandall supports infoDev (GICT) 's Climate Technology Program. Angela has also been involved in corporate outreach to engage businesses in... Read more »
Angus Friday's picture
Anita Gordon's picture
Anthony Lambkin's picture
Anthony is the Technical Lead for infoDev's Climate Technology Program, which is establishing a network of Climate Innovation Centers (CIC) in... Read more »
Ari Huhtala's picture
Ari is an economist from Finland and he has spent most of his life in development work, first in the field of industrial development and technology... Read more »
Arun Agrawal's picture
Arun Agrawal teaches environmental politics at the University of Michigan in the School of Natural Resources and Environment. He is particularly... Read more »
Ashok Sarkar's picture
Ashok Sarkar works as a Senior Energy Specialist in the World Bank’s Energy Anchor Unit, where he coordinates the strategic efforts for scaling up... Read more »
Athena Ballesteros's picture

Maria Athena R. Ballesteros is the Manager of WRI’s International Financial Flows and the Environment Project. She is a long-time climate,... Read more »

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Barbara Buchner's picture
Barbara Buchner is Senior Director of Climate Policy Initiative Europe, managing both the CPI Venice and the CPI Berlin offices. Her work focuses on... Read more »
Benoît Bosquet's picture

Benoît Bosquet is a Lead Carbon Finance Specialist and Coordinator of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility at the World Bank's Environment... Read more »

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Brice Jean Marie Quesnel's picture
Brice Jean Marie Quesnel is a senior carbon finance specialist in the World Bank's carbon finance unit. He is the co-author of the Methane Finance Group... Read more »
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Calestous Juma's picture

Calestous Juma is Professor of the Practice of International Development and Director of the Science, Technology, and Globalization Project. He also... Read more »

Carlos A. Nobre's picture

Carlos is a senior scientist with the Brazilian National Space Research Institute (INPE) and director of the Center for Earth System Science.... Read more »

Carolina Hoyos's picture

Carolina Hoyos works as communications specialist with the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility team in Latin America and the Caribbean. She has over... Read more »

Chandra Shekhar Sinha's picture

Chandra Shekhar Sinha is a lead financial specialist and the carbon finance coordinator for the World Bank's Sustainable Development Department, La... Read more »

Charles Feinstein's picture
Charles Feinstein is presently Sector Manager for Water and Energy for the World Bank’s East Asia and the Pacific Sustainable Development Department. In... Read more »
Chris Perry's picture

Chris Perry is an economist specializing in water resources. He worked for the Bank for more than 20 years, and was subsequently head of research at... Read more »

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Daniel Kammen's picture
Daniel M. Kammen was the World Bank Group’s Chief Technical Specialist for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency from October 2010 to November... Read more »
David Olivier Treguer's picture
David Treguer holds a Ph.D. in economics from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris and works on issues of inclusive green growth and agriculture for the World... Read more »
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Edward Felix Dwumfour's picture
Edward Dwumfour, Senior Environmental Specialist working in the World Bank Country Office in Addis Ababa, is the Task Team Leader for the Humbo Assisted... Read more »
Ellysar Baroudy's picture
Ellysar Baroudy has a background in environmental science and has been working at the World Bank in Washington for five years. She is currently managing... Read more »
Elsia Paz's picture

Elsia Paz served as a team leader for the private sector in Honduras in the recently approved renewable energy bid 100-1293/2009.  This is... Read more »

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Fabio Pittaluga's picture
Fabio Pittaluga is a Senior Social Development Specialist for the Latin America and Caribbean region. At the IFC, he was part of the team that drafted... Read more »
Flore de Préneuf's picture

Flore de Préneuf is a Senior Communications Officer at the World Bank who loves to document, analyze and communicate development challenges and res... Read more »

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Gary Kleiman's picture
Gary Kleiman is a senior environmental specialist at the World Bank Group focused on air quality and climate planning for state and national governments... Read more »
Gerhard Dieterle's picture
Gerhard is currently the Forests Advisor, leading the World Bank Forestry Team in the Sustainable Development Department at the... Read more »
Guillermo Recio Guajardo's picture

Hello, I am a graduate from the University of Monterrey in Mexico where I got a major in international studies. During my college years I had the... Read more »

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Habiba Gitay's picture

Habiba Gitay is a member of the World Bank’s Climate Policy team where she provides strategic direction on climate resilience and supports work tha... Read more »

Heike Reichelt's picture
Heike Reichelt is Head of Investor Relations and New Products at the World Bank. The World Bank borrows around USD 30 billion annually in the... Read more »
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Inger Andersen's picture
Ms. Andersen, a Danish national, is Vice President of the Middle East and North Africa at the World Bank, where she is responsible for the Bank’s... Read more »
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Jane Ebinger's picture

Jane Ebinger is the manager for the Climate Policy and Finance Team of the World Bank. Previously, she was assigned to the Energy Sector Manag... Read more »

Jason is a Program Assistant with the office of World Development Report at the World Bank. He provides technical and logistical support in the... Read more »

Jean-Charles Hourcade's picture

Jean-Charles Hourcade is director of research at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). He is acting as director of the CIRED ... Read more »

Jean-Louis Racine's picture
Jean-Louis Racine is a senior innovation specialist working in the Europe and Central Asia region and the Innovation Technology and Entrepreneurship... Read more »
Johannes Zutt's picture
Johannes Zutt, a Dutch national, has been active in development since 1990. His early experience involved program planning, and monitoring and... Read more »
John Nash's picture
John Nash is a lead economist in the Sustainable Development Department of the World Bank's Latin America and the Caribbean region, dealing with issues... Read more »
John Roome's picture

John Roome is Director for Sustainable Development in the East Asia Region of the World Bank. He is responsible for the Bank’s work with the 22... Read more »

Jon Strand's picture
Jon Strand , a Norwegian national, is a senior economist in the World Bank Development Research Group's Environment and Energy Team in Washington, D.C.... Read more »
Joumana Asso's picture
Joumana Asso, Senior Private Sector Development Specialist at the Climate Investment Funds, covers the private sector portfolio of the funds for the... Read more »
Judith Rodin's picture

Judith Rodin is president of the Rockefeller Foundation.  She was previously president of the University of Pennsylvania and the first woman to... Read more »

Judy Baker's picture
Judy Baker is a Lead Economist in the Urban Practice Group at the World Bank Institute working on issues of urban poverty, service delivery, and climate... Read more »
Justin Locke's picture
Justin Locke is a Disaster Risk Management for the Latin America and Caribbean Disaster Risk Management and Urban Unit of the World Bank. Justin leads... Read more »
Justin Yifu Lin's picture

Justin Yifu Lin is the former World Bank Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Development Economics. In his capacity, Mr. Lin guided the Bank... Read more »

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Kai-Uwe Barani Schmidt's picture
Kai-Uwe Schmidt is the Carbon Finance-Assist (CF-Assist) Team Leader in the World Bank Institute Climate Change Practice. As CF-Assist Team Leader, Kai... Read more »
Karin Rives's picture

Karin works at the World Bank's Climate Policy and Finance department where she manages web pages and other digital channels on climate change... Read more »

Karin Shepardson's picture
Karin Shepardson is a program manager in the World Bank’s Climate Policy and Finance Department. She is currently responsible for leading a team... Read more »
Ken Andrasko's picture

Ken Andrasko works in the World Bank's Carbon Finance Unit and is part of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) team, where he is helping&n... Read more »

Kennan Rapp's picture
Kennan W. Rapp is a Sr. Social Development Specialist with the Carbon Finance Unit in the Climate Policy and Finance Department (CPF). His main... Read more »
Kenneth M. Chomitz's picture
Kenneth Chomitz is a Senior Advisor in the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank, where he is leading a series of evaluations of the Bank’s... Read more »
Kirtan Chandra Sahoo's picture
Kirtan Sahoo is an environment and climate change specialist with more than 17 years of working experience. Presently, he is the Power Sector Team Lead... Read more »
Klas Sander's picture

Klas Sander is a Natural Resources Economist with the Environment Department of the World Bank where he works with the Climate Change Team on Low-E... Read more »

Kseniya Lvovsky's picture

Kseniya Lvovsky was formerly leading the Climate Change team in Environmental Department, overseeing the implementation of the Strategic Framework on... Read more »

Kwasi Owusu Gyeabour's picture

I am a recent graduate of the University of Ghana, Legon. I am about to start working for an investment firm in my country. Like many youth of my... Read more »

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Laura Tlaiye's picture

Laura is Sustainability Advisor in the World Bank Treasury. She has worked on environment and climate change issues for the past 20 years in various... Read more »

Laurent Granier's picture
Laurent is a Senior Environmental Specialist in the World Bank’s Climate Policy and Finance Department with over 20 years of experience with technical... Read more »
Lucia Grenna's picture
Lucia Grenna is the senior communications officer in the operational communications unit of the World Bank as well as the program manager for the... Read more »
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Marcelino Madrigal's picture

Marcelino Madrigal is a Senior Energy Specialist at the Energy Anchor Unit, specializing in technical and economic operations of power systems and... Read more »

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Margaret Arnold's picture

Margaret Arnold is a Senior Social Development Specialist with the World Bank, specializing in the social dimensions of climate change, disaster risk... Read more »

Marianne Fay's picture

MARIANNE FAY is the incoming Chief Economist of the Sustainable Development Network and the co-director of the World Development Report 2010 on... Read more »

Mary Barton-Dock's picture
Mary Barton-Dock is the Country Director for Haiti. Previously, she was director of the Climate Policy and Finance Department at the World Bank. Prior... Read more »
Max Thabiso Edkins's picture
Max Thabiso Edkins was born in Lesotho and grew up between Lesotho, Germany and South Africa. He completed his undergraduate in natural science,... Read more »
Michael Keen's picture

Michael Keen is Assistant Director in the Fiscal Affairs Department of the International Monetary Fund, where he was previously head of the Tax... Read more »

Michael Levitsky's picture

Michael Levitsky works on integrating oil and gas issues with climate change policies, and contributes to the work on analyzing GHG emissions of W... Read more »

Michael MacCracken's picture

Dr. Michael MacCracken is Chief Scientist for Climate Change Programs with the Climate Institute in Washington DC. Mike spent most of his career at... Read more »

Michael Toman's picture
Michael Toman (Mike) is Lead Economist on Climate Change in the Development Research Group and Manager of the Energy and Environment Team. His current... Read more »
Monika Kumar's picture
Muthukumara Mani's picture

Muthukumara Mani is a senior environmental economist in the Sustainable Development Department of the World Bank’s South Asia Region. He primarily ... Read more »

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Nate Engle's picture
Nathan Engle is a Climate Adaptation Consultant at the World Bank. He is helping to lead several projects on climate change, water management, and... Read more »
Neeraj Prasad's picture

Neeraj Prasad  is the manager of the World Bank Institute's Climate Change team. He has held several positions within the Bank including the&n... Read more »

Neeta Hooda's picture

Neeta Hooda is a Senior Carbon Finance Specialist for the Bank’s Climate Change Group, focusing on technical, policy and operational issues in natu... Read more »

Neil Adger's picture

Neil Adger is Professor of Environmental Economics in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia, Norwich and leads the... Read more »

Nicholas Stern's picture

Lord Stern is IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government at the London School of Economics, where he is also head of the India Observatory within... Read more »

Nicola Cenacchi's picture
I am a research assistant for the World Development Report 2010. I am working on the chapter dealing with the effects of climate change on competing... Read more »
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Pablo Benitez's picture

Pablo Benitez is Senior Climate Change Economist working with the Climate Change Practice of the World Bank Institute. He joined the World Bank fr... Read more »

Patricia Bliss-Guest's picture
Patricia Bliss-Guest is the Program Manager for the Climate Investment Funds (CIF). The CIF comprises the Clean Technology Fund and the Strategic... Read more »
Peter Dewees's picture
Peter Dewees is Forests Adviser to the World Bank, where he works in the Agriculture and Environmental Services Department. The team he leads has... Read more »
Peter Schierl's picture

Peter Schierl is a World Bank Group Knowledge Management Officer, working on climate change communication and learning program development.

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Rachel Ilana Block's picture
Rachel is a research assistant with the WDR team, and despite her youthfulness, is not as tech-savvy as she ought to be, though she, along with the... Read more »
Rachel Kyte's picture
Rachel Kyte is World Bank Group vice president and special envoy for climate change. She oversees work on climate change adaptation, mitigation,... Read more »
Raffaello Cervigni's picture

Raffaello Cervigni is a Lead Environmental Economist and the Regional Coordinator for Climate Change in the Africa region of the World Bank. He ha... Read more »

Ricardo Fuentes's picture
Ricardo Fuentes Nieva is a chapter author for the World Development Report 2010 at the World Bank. He is currently on leave from his position as policy... Read more »
Richard Damania's picture

I am a Lead Environmental Economist in the World Bank, where among a host of other things, I coordinate the climate change work agenda in the Sout... Read more »

Richard Hosier's picture
Richard Hosier is Senior Environmental Specialist on Climate Change in the Global Environmental Coordination Unit of the World Bank. From 2004-2008, he... Read more »
Richard Zechter's picture

In his sixteen years at the World Bank, Richard Zechter has been involved in carbon fund management, oversight of the Bank’s engagement in global p... Read more »

Robert Cialdini's picture

Robert B. Cialdini is Regents’ Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Marketing at Arizona State University. He has taught at Stanford University... Read more »

Robert Lesnick's picture
Robert M. Lesnick is currently Oil and Gas Program Coordinator for the World Bank within its Oil, Gas and Mining Policy Division. Previously he was a... Read more »
Robert Watson's picture

Professor Watson’s career has evolved from research scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory: California Institute of Technology, to a US... Read more »

Robin Mearns's picture
Rosina Bierbaum's picture

Rosina Bierbaum is the co-director of the World Development Report 2010 on climate change. Since 2001, she has been the Dean and Professor at the ... Read more »

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Sam Stanyaki's picture

I live in Waso village, near Koija on the Laikipia Plateau in Kenya.

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Sarah Moyer's picture

Sarah Moyer is a World Bank carbon finance specialist who supports climate policy development for Bank clients that participate in the Partnership ... Read more »

Shamshad Akhtar's picture
Shanta Devarajan's picture

Shantayanan Devarajan is the Chief Economist of the World Bank’s Middle East and North Africa Region.  Since joining the World Bank in 1991, h... Read more »

Shiva Makki's picture

Shiva Makki joined the World Bank research department in 2004 as a senior economist.  He is part of a unit involved in financing, evaluating, ... Read more »

Smita Jacob's picture

Smita Jacob is a Young Professional in the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM)—a nationwide poverty eradication programme initiated by the... Read more »

Sofia Bettencourt's picture

Sofia Bettencourt is the Lead Adaptation Specialist for the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR).

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Sophie Bathurst's picture

I grew up in Sydney, Australia. I am twenty-one and currently in my final year of the undergraduate degree in Modern and Medieval Languages at the... Read more »

Stacy Morford's picture
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Thomas Kerr's picture

Tom Kerr has worked for 20 years designing and implementing public/private efforts that transform markets for resource-efficient climate business s... Read more »

Tim Herzog's picture
Tim is an Open Data Specialist at the World Bank, where he supports ongoing efforts to expand and improve the Bank's portfolio of open data products,... Read more »
TMS Ruge's picture
TMS Ruge is currently serving as the lead social media strategist for the Connect4Climate campaign at the World Bank. In 2007, he cofounded Project... Read more »
Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu's picture

Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu is the Director of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) Designated National Authority of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). As... Read more »

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Vijay Iyer's picture
S. Vijay Iyer is Director of the World Bank’s Sustainable Energy Department, where he guides the Bank’s policies, programs and strategies in the energy... Read more »
Vikram Widge's picture
Vikram Widge is the head of Climate Finance and Policy at IFC, the private sector affiliate of the World Bank. In this capacity, he leads IFC’s external... Read more »
Vipul Bhagat's picture
Vipul Bhagat brings to bear substantial experience at IFC in the areas of investment and advisory services – with special emphasis on infrastructure and... Read more »
Vladimir Stenek's picture
Vladimir Stenek is a climate change expert at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector lending arm of the World Bank Group. He is... Read more »
Vladimir V. Tsirkunov works as a senior environmental engineer in the World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery. Prior to joining... Read more »
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Wang Shu's picture
Wang Shu is the deputy director of China's National Development and Reform Commission. Read more »
Warren Evans's picture
Warren Evans was a Senior Adviser at the Sustainable Development Network of the World Bank before retiring in 2012. Prior to this, he was the Director... Read more »
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Xiaodong Wang's picture

Dr. Xiaodong Wang is a Senior Energy Specialist in the East Asia & Pacific (EAP) region of the World Bank. She is the lead author for the Energy... Read more »

Xueman Wang's picture
Xueman Wang is a Senior Carbon Finance Specialist at the World Bank and team leader for the Partnership for Market Readiness. Before joining the... Read more »