Expert Connect



Expert Connect gives policymakers direct access to world-leading technical and policy experts for quick and tailored guidance on a range of green growth topics.

Specialised experts are available to provide assistance on fiscal reform, access to finance, indicators and metrics, natural capital approaches, sustainable trade, and government procurement. The experts are available to review draft strategies, analyse policy options, share experiences from other countries, and facilitate networking.

Green Growth Expert Connect is available at no cost to government agency representatives from developing countries and supporting technical institutes. If you do not have a specific question for an expert, please contact GGKP and we will help you formulate your request.

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Green Growth Experts

Alisher Mirzabaev

Senior ResearcherCenter for Development Research (ZEF)
Biography

Dr. Alisher Mirzabaev is a Senior Researcher at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn. His research focuses on climate change impacts and adaptation, economics of land degradation, water-energy-food security nexus. Before joining ZEF, he was a socio-economist with... Read more

Expertise
Region: 
Africa, Asia
Location: 
Bonn
Germany

Andrea Bassi

Founder and CEOKnowledge SRL

Extraordinary Associate Professor of System DynamicsStellenbosch University

AssociateInternational Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
Biography

Andrea Bassi is a project leader and researcher with over 15 years of experience working with governments and international organizations primarily on (1) energy and climate policy, (2) natural resource utilization, (3) disaster resilience planning and response strategies and (4) sustainable... Read more

Expertise
Location: 
Geneva
Switzerland

Antonio Mediavilla

Senior Project ManagerCentro Mario Molina (CMM)
Biography

Antonio Mediavilla works at the Centro Mario Molina (Mario Molina Center), as Senior Project Manager on Air Pollution, Climate Change, and Energy issues. Before this, Antonio worked at several senior public service positions for more than 20 years in areas such as Energy Efficiency, Low... Read more

Expertise
Location: 
Mexico City
Mexico

Bulganmurun Tsevegjav

Program Integration Lead, Green Growth Planning and Implementation DivisionGlobal Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
Biography

Bulganmurun Tsevegjav (Bulgan) is a Program Integration Lead at the Green Growth Planning and Implementation Division of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). Based in Manila, Philippines, she currently works at Philippine Country Program, providing professional expertise on ongoing program... Read more

Expertise

Dereje Senshaw

Principal Energy Specialist, Office of Thought LeadershipGlobal Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
Biography

Dr. Dereje Senshaw is Principal Specialist at Global Green Growth Institute, Seoul. In his role, he provides thought leadership to a sound ‘equitable green growth’ goal, tools and approaches. His priorities are focused on generating new knowledge and insights on green growth topics, and making... Read more

Expertise

Gabriel Thoumi

Director Capital MarketsClimate Advisers
Biography

Gabriel Thoumi is an expert with more than a 12-year record as an effective environmental and social governance (ESG) manager. He has worked towards enabling financial systems to empower people, protect the planet, and generate profit. Gabriel leads the research team, integrating financial and... Read more

Expertise
Location: 
Washington, DC
United States

Gaylor Montmasson-Clair

Senior EconomistTrade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS)
Biography

Gaylor Montmasson-Clair is a Senior Economist at Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS), a South-Africa-based economic policy think-tank, where he leads work on Sustainable Growth. Prior to TIPS, Gaylor worked at the Department of Economic Affairs for Southern Africa of the Embassy of... Read more

Expertise
Region: 
Africa
Location: 
Pretoria
South Africa

Glenn-Marie Lange

Senior EconomistWorld Bank
Biography

Dr. Glenn-Marie Lange is a Senior Environmental Economist who has led the last two editions of the World Bank flagship, The Changing Wealth of Nations. Dr. Lange’s work addresses the interdependence of natural resources, economic development, and poverty reduction. She has pioneered the use of... Read more

Expertise
Location: 
Washington, DC
United States

Jaco Tavenier

Green Growth Coordinator, Environment DirectorateOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Biography

Jaco Tavenier graduated as a lawyer in 1984 in the Netherlands (masters, Utrecht) and has a bachelor in Political Science (Amsterdam). He has served the academic community in several functions before he started his career within the Ministry of Water management and Transport in the Netherlands... Read more

Expertise
Themes: 
Development
Location: 
Paris
France

James Seong-Cheol Kang

Principal Transport SpecialistGlobal Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
Biography

Dr. James Seong-Cheol Kang is Principal Transport Specialist of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and leads technical research and policy advisory work on transport. Previously, as Country Manager, he led green growth planning and implementation work in Mongolia and China. Prior to... Read more

Expertise
Sectors: 
Transport
Location: 
Seoul
Seoul
South Korea

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