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Anna Lerner

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Energy and ICT Specialist
Anna is an energy and ICT specialist with the World Bank, with extensive energy, clean tech, urban development and environment sector expertise. A serial entrepreneur, Anna is passionate about solving global problems by designing and implementing initiatives, often focusing on urban innovation, resource efficiency, ICT4D and data analytics.

Present engagements include building a portfolio of smart energy, green ICT, and open innovation projects by taking stock of ongoing big data analytics/energy projects in emerging and development markets; piloting behavior based nudges for demand response in Caribbean; making buildings intelligent in Mexico and India; developing open-source software for non-technical-loss reduction; and launching a challenge competition to improve urban energy management in various African and Latin American cities.