Partners

Lab Members are high-level leaders from both the public and private sectors who contribute expertise, political capital, and financial capital to selected instruments. Lab Members drive the Lab’s activities, including selection, development, and endorsement of instruments.

The Lab also seeks advice from beyond its membership to ensure that analysis is robust, to source further analytical, technical, commercial, and political know-how, and to build the support necessary to launch pilots. Learn more about how to get involved.

Funders

         

 

Lab Members

Absolar                                 BB Securities                 Brazilian Ministry of EconomyBV Rio       central electricity regulatory commission          Climate Stragey & Partner     Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas          Development Bank of Southern Africa                       FONERWA                 GEF Capital Partners    GFA          IFAD                                    Inter-American Development Bank  IFC International Finance Corporation                       Go Massive           Ashburton Investments              Partnerships for Forests P4F     Proparco      PIC Public Investment Corporation      Rida Capital          Santander                  UK Department for International Development              

 

Past Funders

    IFAD                    

Lab Secretariat

 

 

 

Global Lab Steering Group

Marnix Segers
Climate Finance Coordinator, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Norbert Gorißen
Head of International Climate Change, Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Germany

Susan Krohn
Head of Financing, International Climate Action, Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Germany

Sarah Zügel
Speaker, Climate Finance, Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Germany

Clare Boland Ross
Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation

Adam Connaker
Director, The Rockefeller Foundation

Karin Lindblad
Senior Program Manager, Unit for Guarantees and Catalytic Financing for Development, Department for Partnerships and Innovations, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Nawar Al-Ebadi
Programme Officer, Department for Partnerships and Innovations, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Angelina Avgeropoulou
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, United Kingdom

Alice Caravani
Senior Climate Project Manager, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, United Kingdom

 

Global Lab Principals and Advisors


Paddy Padmanathan – Lab Principal
President & CEO, ACWA Power

Thierry Tardy – Lab Advisor
Executive Director, Acquisition and Project Finance, ACWA Power

David Ungar – Lab Advisor
Exeuctive Director, GHG Mitigation and Sustainability, ACWA Power


Oliver Andrews – Lab Principal
Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)

Kome Johnson-Azuara – Lab Advisor
Associate Vice President, Africa Finance Corporation (AFC)


Stefan Nalletamby – Lab Principal
Director, Financial Sector Development Department, African Development Bank (AFDB)

Anthony Nyong – Lab Advisor
Division Manager, Climate Finance, African Development Bank (AFDB)

Monojeet Pal – Lab Advisor
Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department, African Development Bank (AFDB)

Gareth Phillips – Lab Advisor
Division Manager, Climate Finance, African Development Bank (AFDB)


Remy Rioux – Principal
Chief Executive Officer, Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Estelle Mercier – Lab Advisor
Deputy Head, Climate Finance and Partnerships, Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Damien Navizet – Lab Advisor
Head of the Climate Change Division, Agence Française de Développement (AFD)


Dr. Claus Stickler – Lab Principal
Managing Director, Allianz Climate Solutions

Martin Ewald – Lab Advisor
Managing Director, Allianz Climate Solutions


Julia Feeney – Lab Principal
Assistant Secretary, Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Richard Bontjer – Lab Advisor
Public Financial Management Director, Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Jillian Grayson – Lab Advisor
Assistant Secretary, Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)


Alexandra Liftman – Lab Principal
Global Environmental Executive, Bank of America

Abyd Karmali – Lab Advisor
Managing Director, Climate Finance, Bank of America


Teresa O’Flynn – Lab Principal
Global Head of Real Assets Sustainable Investing, BlackRock

Alan Synnott – Lab Principal
Director, BlackRock

Rael Mcnally – Lab Advisor
Associate, Blackrock


Márcio Macedo – Lab Advisor
Managing Partner, Environmental Department, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)

Raphael Stein – Lab Advisor
Environmental Engineer, Environmental Department, Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)


Peter Sweatman – Lab Advisor
Chief Executive and Founder, Climate Strategy & Partners


Hans Jakob Eriksen – Lab Advisor
Special Advisor, Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate

Hanne Jersild – Lab Advisor
Chief Advisor, Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate


Tomas Anker Christensen – Lab Principal
Climate Ambassador, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Theor Larsen – Lab Principal
Chief Advisor, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Kirstine Damkjær  – Lab Principal
CEO, Denmark’s Export Credit Agency (EKF)

Dan Cleff – Lab Advisor
Deputy Director, International Relations Department, Denmark’s Export Credit Agency (EKF)

Mariane Søndergaard-Jensen – Lab Advisor
Director, International Relations Department, Denmark’s Export Credit Agency (EKF)


Paul Currie – Lab Principal
Chief Investment Officer, Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)


Idsert Boersma – Lab Principal
Director, Dutch Development Bank (FMO)

Linda Broekhuizen – Lab Principal
Chief Executive Officer, Dutch Development Bank (FMO)


Andrew Pidden – Lab Principal
Managing Director, Head of Sustainable Investments, DWS

Murray Birt – Lab Advisor
Senior ESG Strategist, DWS

Michael Hoelter – Lab Advisor
Portfolio Manager, Sustainable Investments, DWS

Susanne Kern – Lab Advisor
Portfolio Manager, Sustainable Investments, DWS

Lada Strelnikova – Lab Advisor
Portfolio Manager, DWS


Teddy Mugabo – Lab Advisor
CEO, Fonerwa


Delphine Eyraud – Lab Advisor
Senior Policy Adviser, International Climate Negotiations, French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy


Jonathan First – Lab Advisor
Managing Director, GFA Climate & Infrastructure


Juan Pablo Bonilla – Lab Principal
Manager, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Sector, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Giovanni Leo Frisari – Lab Advisor
Climate Change Economist, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Graham Watkins  – Lab Advisor
Acting Chief, Climate Change and Sustainability Division, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)


Jyotsna Puri – Lab Principal
Director, Division of Environment, Climate, Gender and Social Inclusion, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Liza LeClerc – Lab Advisor
Lead Climate Change and Environmental Specialist, Division of Environment, Climate, Gender and Social Inclusion, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)


Steve Baillie – Lab Advisor
Principal Financial Specialist, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Anup Jagwani – Lab Advisor
Manager, Climate Finance and Policy, International Finance Corporation (IFC)


Ryutaro Murotani –  Lab Advisor
Deputy Head, Office for Global Issues and Development Partnership Operations Strategy Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency

Kotaro Taniguchi – Lab Advisor
Director, Office for Climate Change, Global Environment Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency


Toru Sugio – Lab Principal
Senior Deputy Director, Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Barbara Schnell – Lab Principal
Senior Banker, KfW

Roland Siller – Lab Principal
Director General, KfW

Peter Hilliges – Lab Advisor
Head of Division Climate and Energy Policy Unit, KfW

Dr. Ylva Renner-Häberle – Lab Advisor
Director, KfW

Alexander von Kap-herr – Lab Advisor
Senior Sector Economist Climate Change, KfW


Michael Liebreich – Lab Principal
Chairman & CEO Liebreich Associates, and Founder & Senior Contributor, Bloomberg New Energy Finance


Mustapha Bakkoury – Lab Principal
President, Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN)

Obaid Amrane – Lab Advisor
Management Board Member, Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN)

Maha El Kadir – Lab Advisor
Communications Officer, Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN)

Mohamed Sahri – Lab Advisor
Project Development Director, Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN)


Georg Børsting – Lab Advisor
Policy Advisor, Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Asne Vole – Lab Principal
Management Team, Norway Norfund


Dr. Mujawamariya Jeanne d’Arc – Lab Principal
Environment Minister, Republic of Rwanda, Ministry of Environment


Lisa Lee
Senior Associate, The Rockefeller Foundation


Ashufta Alam
Deputy Director, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, United Kingdom


Daniel Kandy – Lab Advisor
Foreign Affairs Officer, US Department of State


Rowan Douglas – Lab Principal
Head, Capital Science & Policy Practice, Willis Towers Watson

Carlos Sanchez – Lab Advisor
Director, Climate Resilience Finance, Willis Towers Watson

David Simmons – Lab Advisor
Managing Director, Capital Science & Policy Practice, Willis Towers Watson


Global Lab Observers

Katie Sabo
Aon

Ping Cheh
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Jane Ambachtsheer
Pieter Oyens
BNP Paribas

Andrea Fernandez
C40 Cities

Stacy Swann
Climate Finance Advisors

Adhiti Gupta
Joan Larrea
Convergence

Monica Scatasta
Council of Europe Development Bank

Adam Wolfensohn
Encourage Capital

Josue Tanaka
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Astrid Manroth
European Climate Foundation

Barbara Boos
European Investment Bank (EIB)

Andy Deacon
Amanda Eichel
Global Covenant of Mayors (GCOM)

Chizuru Aoki
Filippo Berardi
Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Babita Bisht
Tony Clamp
Green Climate Fund (GCF)

Marilyn Waite
Hewlett Foundation

Ken Locklin
Impax Asset Management

Isabel Leroux
Leena Klossner
Nordic Development Fund (NDF)

Bruce Cabarle
Partnerships for Forests (P4F)

Olivia Coldrey
Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)

Miroslav Delaporte
Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)

Adam Tomasek
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

India Steering Group

Walt Reid – Lab Principal
Director, Conservation and Science Program, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Craig Neyman – Lab Advisor
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Sahba Chauhan – Lab Principal
Programme Officer, Oak Foundation

Krishan Dhawan – Lab Principal
CEO, Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation

Pustav Joshi – Lab Advisor
Programme Manager, Clean Energy Finance, Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation

India Principals and Advisors


Philippe Serres – Lab Principal
Regional Manager, South Asia, PROPARCO, Agence Française de Développement

Jean-Baptiste Imatte – Lab Advisor
Investment Officer, PROPARCO, Agence Française de Développement, New Delhi Office


Sanjeev Aggarwal – Lab Principal
Managing Director & CEO, Amplus Energy Solutions Private Limited

Akhilesh Kumawat – Lab Advisor
Manager, Amplus Energy Solutions Private Limited


Mayank Choudhary – Lab Principal
Senior Investment Specialist, Asian Development Bank

Amit Kumar – Lab Advisor
Investment Officer, Asian Development Bank


Dipender Saluja – Lab Principal
Managing Director, Capricorn Investment Group


Dr. Sushanta K. Chatterjee – Lab Principal
Joint Chief of Regulatory Affairs, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)

H.T. Gandhi – Lab Advisor
Deputy Chief of Finance, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)


Jayant Prasad – Lab Principal
Executive Board Member, cKers Finance


Santosh Janakiram – Lab Principal
Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Mohan Kranti – Lab Advisor
Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas


Harish HV – Lab Principal
Managing Partner, ECube Investment Advisors

Shankar Venkateswaran – Lab Principal
Operating Partner & Head of ESG Engagement, ECube Investment Advisors


Vinod K. Kala – Lab Principal
Managing Director, Emergent Ventures India

Snigdha Kala – Lab Advisor
Investments, Emergent Ventures India


Sashi Kumar – Lab Advisor
IGEN-ACCESS Programme, GIZ India


Shailesh Vickram Singh – Lab Principal
Co-founder, GoMassive

Abhinav Tyagi – Lab Advisor
Analyst, GoMassive


Suvir S Davda – Lab Principal
Director, Global Market Corporate Services, HSBC India

Ankur Gupta – Lab Advisor
Sr. Manager, Corporate Risk Solutions, Global Markets Corporate Services, HSBC India


Aditya Aggarwal – Lab Principal
Partner, Infrastructure, IDFC Alternatives Limited

Mahendra Bisht – Lab Advisor
Director, IDFC Alternatives Limited


Gaurav Bhatiani – Lab Principal
Chief Operating Officer, IL&FS Trust Company Limited (ITCL)

Parag Baduni – Lab Advisor
Associate Director, IL&FS Trust Company Limited (ITCL)


Rajeev Kumar Gupta – Lab Advisor
Assistant Manager – Credit Monitoring, India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL)


Venkataraman Rajaraman – Lab Principal
Senior Director and Head – Infrastructure and Project Finance, India Ratings & Research

Divya Charen C – Lab Advisor
Analyst – Infrastructure and Project Finance, India Ratings & Research


S.K. Bhargava – Lab Principal
Director of Finance, Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA)

Debjani Bhatia – Lab Advisor
Assistant General Manager, Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA)


Dr. Chandan Chowdhury – Lab Principal
Executive Director, Punj Lloyd Institute of Infrastructure Management, Indian School of Business

Kinshuk Saurabh – Lab Advisor
Associate Director, Punj Lloyd Institute of Infrastructure Management, Indian School of Business


Swapan Mehra – Lab Principal
CEO, IORA Ecological Solutions

Sriya Mohanty – Lab Advisor
Manager – Climate Policy, IORA Ecological Solutions


Prashant Sinha – Lab Principal
Head (Energy) – Credit Risk, L&T Infra Finance

Sanjeev Mishra – Lab Advisor
Team Manager – Energy Risk Vertical, L&T Infra Finance


Rajesh Cherayil – Lab Principal
Managing Director, Nereus Capital


William Pegues – Lab Principal
Director, Structured Finance, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)

Stephen Morel – Lab Advisor
Climate Finance Specialist, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)


Kailash Vaswani – Lab Principal
Deputy CFO, ReNew Power

Nikunj Kathuria – Lab Advisor
Corporate Finance, ReNew Power


Shujaat Khan – Lab Principal
Founder and General Partner, RIDA Capital


Neeraj Jain – Lab Advisor
Assistant Vice President of Infrastructure, SBI Capital Markets


Paul Needham – Lab Principal
Chairman, Simpa Networks

Piyush Mathur – Lab Advisor
CEO, Simpa Networks


Pankaj Sindwani – Lab Principal
Head – Debt Origination and Syndication, Tata Cleantech Capital

Sunil Agrawal – Lab Advisor
Vice President, Tata Cleantech Capital

Guneet Singh – Lab Advisor
TAS Manager, Tata Cleantech Capital


Neeraj Menon – Lab Principal
Partner, Energy and Infrastructure team, Trilegal

Megha Kaladharan – Lab Advisor
Consultant, Trilegal


Sandy Sheard – Lab Principal
Head, Energy, Climate and Growth Unit,  UK Government

Amit Rama – Lab Advisor
Director, International Investment Team, Green Investment Bank, UK Government

Udit Mathur – Lab Advisor
Senior Advisor, Low Carbon Growth at DFID, British High Commission, UK Government


Gabriel Eric Naranjo – Lab Advisor
Field Investment Officer, India, USAID


Simon Stolp – Lab Principal
Lead Energy Specialist, India, World Bank

Amit Jain – Lab Advisor
Energy Specialist in Renewable Energy, World Bank

Deepak Malhotra – Lab Advisor
Investment Officer, International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank


Preeti Sinha – Lab Principal
Senior President & Global Convenor, YES BANK and YES Institute

Gaurav Kapur – Lab Advisor
Vice President, YES BANK and YES Institute


India Mentors

Praveen Kumar
Additional Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy


Veena Sinha
Director of International Relations, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy


Sharmila Chavaly
Former Joint Secretary, Ministry of Finance


India Observers

AGNIi (Invest India)

Clean Energy Access Network

Council On Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)

MacArthur Foundation

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)

National Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Shell Foundation

Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)

Startup India (Invest India)

Tata Trusts

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

 

Brazil Steering Group

Anja Wucke
GIZ

Brazil Panel Members

Camila Ramos
ABSOLAR

Abyd Karmali
Bank of America

João Ciccarini & Thiago Bienias
BB Securities

Nabil Kadri, Márcio Macedo, & Raphael Stein
BNDES 

Pedro Moura Costa & Maurício Moura Costa
BVRio Environmental Exchange Platform

Morenno Macedo
CAIXA

Anibal Wadih
GEF Capital Partners

Gustavo Fontenele
Ministry of Economy

Juliana Almeida & Maria Netto
Inter-American Development Bank

Leonardo Bichara & Oliver Page
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Diogo Falchano Bardal & Luiz Daniel de Campos
IFC/World Bank Group

Marcio Sztutman
Partnerships for Forests (P4F)

Carolina Learth & Karine Bueno
Santander

Maria Gabriela da Rocha Oliveira
Shell New Energy Ventures

Brazil Observers

Engie

Kaeté Investimentos

UBS

Southern Africa Members

 

Paul Currie – Lab Principal
Development Bank of Southern Africa

Jonathan First – Lab Advisor
GFA Climate & Infrastructure

Bashi Gaetsaloe – Lab Advisor
Jupiter Consulting and Services (previous CEO of the Botswana Development Corporation)

Mike Peo – Lab Advisor
Nedbank

Heidi Sternberg – Lab Advisor
Public Investment Corporation

Heather Jackson – Lab Advisor
Renewable by Nature