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Isabel Hagbrink

Senior Communications Officer, Carbon Finance Unit

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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 communications, both corporate and project-based, of the World Bank’s Carbon Finance Unit vis-à-vis external and internal audiences. This includes World Bank stakeholders, both industrialized and developing countries; media; NGOs; indigenous peoples, private sector, governments and others. 

Previous to the World Bank, Isabel was the Vice President for Voluntary Markets at MGM International, project development, investment and commercialization firm whose objectives are the identification, design, negotiation, execution and support of projects that contribute to reducing anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. There she was responsible for the origination of greenhouse gas emission reductions projects in the US Voluntary Market and responsible for the relationship with US clients and Morgan Stanley, the main shareholder of MGM.


Before working at MGM International, Isabel spent nine years at the Inter-American Development Bank, where she worked in the Private Sector Department with project finance and in the Office of External Relations where she was responsible for the IDB’s outreach to private sector firms and consultants and had daily public speaking engagements at conferences and to visiting groups.