Lead Carbon Finance Specialist, World Bank
Ellysar Baroudy, Lead Carbon Finance Specialist in the Climate Change Group of the World Bank, manages the two main forest and land use carbon funds at the World Bank, the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility and the BioCarbon Fund, with a combined capital of US$1 billion. Elly has worked on results-based carbon finance programs ranging from afforestation/reforestation to reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) as well as agriculture. Most recently, her group has been working on integrated landscape approaches for climate change mitigation. Having worked at the World Bank for over 10 years, she was the Team Leader for the ten Kyoto funds until 2010. She has a background in environmental science.