Expert Connect



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

The service is available, at no cost, to government agency representatives from developing countries and supporting technical institutes. To request support, simply submit a request and the GGKP will match you with a leading green growth policy expert. 

Specialised experts are available on a range of green growth topics, including fiscal reform, access to finance, indicators and metrics, natural capital approaches, sustainable trade, and government procurement. Experts will provide tailored support, including to review draft strategies, analyse policy options, share experiences from other countries, and facilitate networking.

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Green Growth Experts

 

Andrea Bassi

Founder and CEOKnowledge SRL

Extraordinary Associate Professor of System DynamicsStellenbosch University
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

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

Glenn-Marie Lange

Senior Economist, World Bank Group
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

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
Language: 
English, Korean
Location: 
Seoul
Seoul
South Korea

Pranab Baruah

Principal SpecialistGlobal Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
Biography

Dr Pranab Baruah is a Principal Specialist at the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) where he oversees strategic research and analysis projects, and provides clean energy and green growth policy advisory to GGGI partner country governments. Previously, Pranab served as the Senior Knowledge... Read more

Expertise
Region: 
Africa, Asia, Europe
Language: 
English, Japanese, Hindi, Assamese
Location: 
Seoul
Seoul
South Korea

Zhou Xin

Principal Policy ResearcherInstitute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Biography

Dr. Xin Zhou is the Leader of Green Economy Area and a Principal Policy Researcher at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Japan. Her background has more than 20 years of experience in the field of environmental policy analysis, including nearly 10 years working with IGES on... Read more

Expertise
Region: 
Asia
Location: 
Kanagawa
Hayama
Japan