Amal-Lee Amin

Chief Climate Change and Sustainability Division, IDB

Dr. Amal-Lee Amin is Associate Director of Third Generation Environmentalism (E3G) and leads a programme on international climate finance. Current areas of work include: working with in-country partners on design of financing strategies and pathways in Latin America, Africa and China; and on various initiatives contributing towards shaping the international ecosystem for climate finance. Amal-Lee is a member of the Private Sector Advisor Group to the Green Climate Fund, Board member of REEEP, on the Advisory Board of FiRe and co-facilitator of an OECD DAC task team for improving the Rio Markers for tracking of environmental finance. Between early 2013 and 2014 Amal-Lee was one of the lead authors of the Mobilising Investment chapter of the Green Growth Best Practise initiative. Achievements include lead roles designing and implementing the Climate Investment Funds for the Inter-American Development Bank, the design of a new Green Investment Bank for the UK Government and leading UK and EU strategy and negotiations under the UNFCCC and for Rio+10 and follow-up processes. Amal-Lee’s PhD, which focused on policies for promoting investment in renewable energy in developing countries, has been central to her 15 year professional career.

In sessions: Looking Ahead at the Future Climate Finance Architecture, The Future of Climate Action, Scaling up Climate Finance through Financial Intermediaries