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Jonathan Walters

Economist
Jonathan Walters is an independent economist specializing in the integration of the Arab and Mediterranean world, with a strong interest in renewable energy and in trade.  He is a former World Bank Director of Regional Programs in MENA, and has worked on the region for more than a decade.  Mr. Walters initiated the $6 billion scale up of solar power in MENA, led by the World Bank, and financed under PPP arrangements.  The most successful examples to date are the 500MW Moroccan Noor project under construction, and the 250MW Tunisian export project (TuNur) under negotiation.