Climate Finance

Barbara Buchner

Barbara Buchner

Executive Director, Climate Finance

Barbara Buchner

Dr. Barbara Buchner is Executive Director of the widely renowned Climate Finance program at Climate Policy Initiative and is based out of San Francisco. Named one of the 20 most influential women in climate change, Barbara advises leaders...

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Gireesh Shrimali

Gireesh Shrimali

Senior Advisor, Former India Director

Gireesh Shrimali

Dr. Gireesh Shrimali was the CPI India Director from 2015 to 2018, building the program from the ground up. During this time, he founded and directed the India Innovation Lab for Green Finance....

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Dario Abramskiehn

Dario Abramskiehn

Senior Analyst

Dario Abramskiehn

Dario Abramskiehn is a senior analyst in CPI’s San Francisco office. At CPI, he has conducted private climate finance tracking efforts in the latest edition of the Global Landscape of Climate Finance. Dario supported CPI’s analysis...

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Donovan Escalante

Donovan Escalante

Manager

Donovan Escalante

Donovan Escalante is a manager at Climate Policy Initiative in San Francisco where he focuses on climate finance. His projects address the need to mobilize private investment towards low-carbon, climate resilient growth in developing countries.

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Angela Falconer

Angela Falconer

Associate Director

Angela Falconer

Dr. Angela Falconer is Associate Director based in London. She joined CPI in 2010 and led international public climate finance tracking efforts for the first editions of the Global Landscape of Climate Finance. She subsequently led studies in Indonesia and Côte D’Ivoire to build national landscapes of climate finance...

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Federico Mazza

Federico Mazza

Senior Analyst

Federico Mazza

Federico Mazza has strong expertise in climate finance tracking built during multiple years of work on CPI’s Global Landscape of Climate Finance and through participation in several UNFCCC and OECD expert workshops. He recently led the first analysis of global finance for energy access for Sustainable Energy for All.

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Valerio Micale

Valerio Micale

Manager

Valerio Micale

Valerio Micale is a manager in CPI's climate finance workstream, with a focus on green investment, risk analysis, and financial modelling.

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Padraig Oliver

Padraig Oliver

Manager

Padraig Oliver

Padraig is a manager in CPI's climate finance workstream. He has worked in climate policy in China and Europe since 2006. His work focuses mainly on renewable energy and energy efficiency financing.

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Labanya Prakash Jena

Labanya Prakash Jena

Manager

Labanya Prakash Jena

Labanya Prakash Jena is a manager in CPI’s Delhi office. Labanya primarily focuses on the India Innovation Lab for Green Finance, where he supports the design and analysis of financial instruments to drive investment into the climate sector in India...

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Randy Rakhmadi

Randy Rakhmadi

Senior Analyst

Randy Rakhmadi

Randy Rakhmadi has deep interest and expertise in the field of private climate finance, leveraging several years of experience working in capital market and energy investments...

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Neha Sharma

Neha Sharma

Operations Manager

Neha Sharma

Neha Sharma is the Operations Manager for the CPI Delhi office, where she provides operational, administrative, and human resources support.

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Saurabh Trivedi

Saurabh Trivedi

Senior Analyst

Saurabh Trivedi

Saurabh Trivedi is a senior analyst in CPI’s Delhi office. At CPI, his work is primarily focused on financial instrument design, research and policy analysis. He is presently researching on innovative solutions to unlock the private investments in Indian clean energy sector...

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