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

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

Aditi Maheshwari is a Climate Change Policy Specialist at the World Bank, focusing on mitigation, finance and the international... Read more »

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

I am a geographer at the World Bank, where I have worked in the Development Research Group and the Agriculture and Rural Development... Read more »
Amy Ericson is US Country President of Alstom, a global leader in electric power and rail transportation technology. She has a background... Read more »
Dr. Ana Bucher is climate change specialist with the Environment Department of the World Bank. Currently, she is working on adaptation to... Read more »

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

I am Andreas Kopp, working for the World Bank in Washington. I work for the Sustainable Development Network, in the Department for Energy... Read more »
Andy Shuai Liu is an online communications producer with the World Bank focusing on issues related to the environment, energy and natural... Read more »
Angela Crandall supports infoDev (GICT) 's Climate Technology Program. Angela has also been involved in corporate outreach to engage... Read more »
Angela Merkel has been Federal Chancellor of Germany since 2005. Read more in her Read more »
Annika Ostman is a communications officer in the World Bank's Climate Change Group (GCC). She has several years of experience in... Read more »

Anthony Earley is the chairman and CEO of PG&E Corporation. Earley joined PG&E in September 2011 after 17 years at Detroit-b... Read more »

Anthony is the Technical Lead for infoDev's Climate Technology Program, which is establishing a network of Climate Innovation Centers ... Read more »
Arathi Sundaravadanan is an online communications officer at the World Bank Institute. Read more »
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... Read more »
Arun Agrawal teaches environmental politics at the University of Michigan in the School of Natural Resources and Environment. He is... Read more »
Ashok Sarkar works as a Senior Energy Specialist in the World Bank’s Energy Anchor Unit, where he coordinates the strategic efforts... Read more »

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

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Dr. Barbara Buchner is Senior Director of Climate Policy Initiative. She leads CPI’s global climate finance program and directs the... Read more »

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

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

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

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

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

Charles Feinstein is Director of the World Bank’s Energy and Extractives Global Practice. In this role he is responsible for the ope... Read more »

Mr. Meyer leads EDF’s work with indigenous peoples in Central and South America, serving as a liaison between indigenous communities... Read more »

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

Christian Grossmann is World Bank Group Director for Climate Change, focused on supporting the International Finance Corporation’s... Read more »
Christy Clark was sworn in for her second term as Premier of British Columbia in 2013. She previously served as Deputy Premier, Minister... Read more »
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Daniel M. Kammen was the World Bank Group’s Chief Technical Specialist for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency from October 2010... Read more »
David Treguer holds a Ph.D. in economics from Ecole Polytechnique in Paris and works on issues of inclusive green growth and agriculture... Read more »
Dirk Forrister is CEO and president of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA). He previously served as managing director... Read more »
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Edward Dwumfour, Senior Environmental Specialist working in the World Bank Country Office in Addis Ababa, is the Task Team Leader for the... Read more »
Eldar Sætre became president and chief executive officer of Statoil in October 2014. Read more in his Read more »
Ellysar Baroudy has a background in environmental science and has been working at the World Bank in Washington for five years. She is... Read more »

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

Elwyn Grainger-Jones started his career as an Overseas Development Institute fellow in Guyana in 1993, having studied... Read more »
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Fabio Pittaluga is a Senior Social Development Specialist for the Latin America and Caribbean region. At the IFC, he was part of the team... Read more »

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

Frank Pegan has been CEO of Catholic Super in Australia since 2001. He previously was the Chair of Finance with the Catholic Education... Read more »
Fred Krupp has led the Environmental Defense Fund for 29 years, overseeing its growth from a small nonprofit to a recognized leader in... Read more »
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Gang He is pursuing his doctorate in the Energy and Resources Group at UC Berkeley and a graduate researcher at Renewable and... Read more »

Gary Kleiman is a senior environmental specialist at the World Bank Group focused on air quality and climate planning for state and... Read more »
Gérard Mestrallet is chairman and CEO of ENGIE, formerly GDF Suez. Read his Read more »
Gerhard is currently the Forests Advisor, leading the World Bank Forestry Team in the Sustainable Development... Read more »
The four regional climate change investor groups IIGCC (Europe), INCR (North America), IGCC (Australia & New Zealand) and AIGCC (Asia... Read more »
Gregor Robertson was first elected Mayor of Vancouver, Canada, in 2008 and was reelected in 2011. Mayor Robertson spearheaded the... Read more »

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

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

Heike Reichelt is Head of Investor Relations and New Products at the World Bank. The World Bank borrows around USD 30 billion annually in... Read more »

Henri Proglio served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EDF from 2009 to 2014. He was appointed director of EDF in 2004, the... Read more »

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Isabel Hagbrink is the Senior Communications Officer of the World Bank’s Carbon Finance Unit. As such, she is responsible for all co... Read more »

Isabel Saldarriaga is an online communications associate with the World Bank. Read more »
Isabella Lövin served as an elected Member of the European Parliament between 2009 and 2014, when she became Minister for... Read more »
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James Close, a UK national, brings over 25 years of experience in the field of energy policy, climate change, and private infrastructure... Read more »

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

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

Jean-Louis Racine is a senior innovation specialist working in the Europe and Central Asia region and the Innovation Technology and... Read more »
Jeff Swartz is Director of International Policy for the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) Read more »

Edmund G. Brown Jr., known as Jerry, was elected to his third term as Governor of California in 2010. He was first elected in 1974 a... Read more »

Joel B. Smith was a coordinating lead author for the synthesis chapter on climate change impacts for the Third Assessment Report of... Read more »
Johannes Zutt, a Dutch national, has been active in development since 1990. His early experience involved program planning, and... Read more »
John Nash is a lead economist in the Sustainable Development Department of the World Bank's Latin America and the Caribbean region,... Read more »

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

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

Judith Rodin is president of The Rockefeller Foundation, one of the world's leading philanthropic organizations. She was previously ... Read more »

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

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

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Kai-Uwe Schmidt is the Carbon Finance-Assist (CF-Assist) Team Leader in the World Bank Institute Climate Change Practice. As CF-Assist... Read more »
Kanta Kumari Rigaud is a lead environmental specialist at the World Bank and has more than 25 years of professional experience in natural... Read more »

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

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

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

Ken Chomitz is a Senior Advisor in the Independent Evaluation Group of the World Bank and a coauthor of the World Development Report 2016... Read more »
Kennan W. Rapp is a Sr. Social Development Specialist with the Carbon Finance Unit in the Climate Policy and Finance Department (CPF).... Read more »

Kerry Adler has more than 33 years as an entrepreneur and was among the early leaders in North America to advocate for a viable rene... Read more »

Kirtan Sahoo is an environment and climate change specialist with more than 17 years of working experience. Presently, he is the Power... Read more »

Klas Sander is a Natural Resources Economist with the Environment Department of the World Bank where he works with the Climate Chang... Read more »

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

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... Read more »

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Lasse joined the IFC in 2009 as a Senior Carbon Finance Specialist. He has more than 20 years of global work experience across a range of... Read more »

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

Laurent is a Senior Environmental Specialist in the World Bank’s Climate Policy and Finance Department with over 20 years of experience... Read more »
Lucia Grenna is the senior communications officer in the operational communications unit of the World Bank as well as the program manager... Read more »
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Mafalda Duarte is the Manager of the $8.3 billion Climate Investment Funds (CIF), whose Secretariat is located in the World Bank Group’s... Read more »
Magdalena Andersson is a Swedish economist who has been Minister for Finance in the Swedish Government since 2014. Read her Read more »
Magdalena Andersson is Sweden's Minister for Finance and Read more »

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

Marcene D. Broadwater is the Global Head of Strategy and Business Development for the IFC/World Bank Group Climate Business Department.... Read more »

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

Marianne Fay is the chief economist for climate change at the World Bank. She co-directed the Read more »
Mary Barton-Dock is the Country Director for Haiti. Previously, she was director of the Climate Policy and Finance Department at the... Read more »
Max Thabiso Edkins was born in Lesotho and grew up between Lesotho, Germany and South Africa. He completed his undergraduate in natural... Read more »
Michael Carter is a professor of agriculture & resource economics at the University of California-Davis. Read more »

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

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

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

Michael Toman (Mike) is Lead Economist on Climate Change in the Development Research Group and Manager of the Energy and Environment Team... Read more »

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

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Nathan Engle is a Climate Adaptation Consultant at the World Bank. He is helping to lead several projects on climate change, water... Read more »

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

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

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

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

I am a research assistant for the World Development Report 2010. I am working on the chapter dealing with the effects of climate change... Read more »

Nicolette Bartlett is a Senior Programme Manager at the University of Cambridge ... Read more »

Nigel Topping is the CEO of the We Mean Business Coalition and executive director of Read more »
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Patricia Bliss-Guest is the Program Manager for the Climate Investment Funds (CIF). The CIF comprises the Clean Technology Fund and... Read more »
Pauline Kennedy has 15  years of experience in economic policy analysis and advice, with a focus on climate change mitigation and... Read more »
Peter Damgaard Jensen is the chief executive officer of the Danish investment manager Pensionskassernes Administration A/S. Read more at... Read more »
Peter Dewees is Forests Adviser to the World Bank, where he works in the Agriculture and Environmental Services Department. The team he... Read more »

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

Philip Angell is the Editor-in-Chief of the World Resources Report (WRR). He was also the Editor of the previous WRR, `World Resources... Read more »
Philippe Desfosses is the CEO of ERAFP, the French Public... Read more »
Pierce Brosnan was at the the World Bank on the eve of the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings for a special preview screening of ... Read more »
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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,... Read more »

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

Ricardo Fuentes Nieva is a chapter author for the World Development Report 2010 at the World Bank. He is currently on leave from his... Read more »

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

Richard Hosier is Senior Environmental Specialist on Climate Change in the Global Environmental Coordination Unit of the World Bank. From... Read more »

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

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

Robert M. Lesnick is currently Oil and Gas Program Coordinator for the World Bank within its Oil, Gas and Mining Policy Division.... Read more »

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stacy Morford is a senior online communications officer. Read more »
Stewart Elgie is a professor of law and economics at the University of Ottawa, and director of the University's interdisciplinary... Read more »
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Tom Kerr has worked for 20 years designing and implementing public/private efforts that transform markets for resource-efficient cli... Read more »

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... Read more »
TMS Ruge is currently serving as the lead social media strategist for the Connect4Climate campaign at the World Bank. In 2007, he... Read more »

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

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Vicky was a founding member of the Met Office Hadley Centre set up in 1990 to provide climate predictions and climate science to underpin... Read more »
S. Vijay Iyer is Director of the World Bank’s Sustainable Energy Department, where he guides the Bank’s policies, programs and strategies... Read more »
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... Read more »
Vipul Bhagat brings to bear substantial experience at IFC in the areas of investment and advisory services – with special emphasis on... Read more »
Vladimir Stenek is a climate change expert at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector lending arm of the World... Read more »
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Wang Shu is the deputy director of China's National Development and Reform Commission. Read more »
Warren Evans was a Senior Adviser at the Sustainable Development Network of the World Bank before retiring in 2012. Prior to this, he was... Read more »
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Dr. Xiaodong Wang is a Senior Energy Specialist in the East Asia & Pacific (EAP) region of the World Bank. She is the lead author... Read more »

Xiaoyu Chang is a carbon finance analyst working in the climate and carbon finance domain for the past five years. Currently, he manages... Read more »
Xueman Wang is a Senior Carbon Finance Specialist at the World Bank and team leader for the Partnership for Market Readiness. Before... Read more »
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Yoichi Masuzoe became Governor of Tokyo in February 2014. He is a former political science and history professor who founded the ... Read more »