Gloria Coleman is a manager in CPI’s Climate Finance work stream, with a focus on financial innovation. In addition to managing the Fire Awards (Fire), an initiative to accelerate powerful, early-stage pilots and businesses that can unlock finance for clean energy and green growth, she works on the design and development of new instruments through Fire’s sister initiative, the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance.
Since 2005, Gloria has advised management teams of public and private corporations, nonprofits, and government agencies in the Americas, Europe, and Middle East. While working at Navigant Consulting from 2005–2010, she consulted on a variety of strategic issues, including financial analysis, impact evaluation, and risk management. Subsequently, she worked in international development on projects for Boston Consulting Group, C40 Cities, and Whole Planet Foundation with a particular focus on innovative finance and public-private partnerships.
Gloria holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Babson College, a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs, and a Master of Public Administration from the London School of Economics and Political Science.