Technical Working Group 5: Finance and Investment

Co-Leads: EIB, IEA, IFC, and UN ECA

This theme will focus on how public and private finance and investment can be mobilized and leveraged to achieve the 2025 Milestones, SDG7 and carbon neutrality, taking also into consideration enabling mechanisms such as the fiscal response to COVID-19, fossil fuel subsidy reform; green investment regulation; risk management and insurance.

Members Titles & Affiliations
Ms. Stephanie Akinyelure Engagement Manager, Group Sustainable Finance, HSBC Group Management Services Limited
Ms. Anunya Bahanda Intern, Savo Project Developers
Ms. Antonella Baldino Head, CDP International Development Finance
Mr. Filippo Berardi Coordinator – Climate Change Focal Area, Global Environment Facility
Mr. Wiebe Boer CEO, All On/Shell
Ms. Héla Cheikhrouhou Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Nithio
Mr. Chris Chijiutomi Director, Head of Infrastructure Equity, CDC Group
Mr. Anton Eberhard Professor Emeritus, University of Cape Town
Ms. Tariye Gbadegesin Managing Director, ARM Harith Infrastructure Investment Limited
Mr. Andrew Herscowitz Chief Development Officer, DFC
Ms. Heidi Huusko Senior Manager, Environment and Climate, UN Global Compact
Mr. Abyd Karmali Managing Director for Climate Finance, Bank of America
Mr. Filip Koprčina Founder, Energy Shift
Ms. Najada Kumbuli Head of investment, Visa Foundation
Ms. Yali Jiang Solar Manufacturing Senior Associate, BNEF
Ms. Leslie Labruto Head of Global Energy, Acumen
Mr. Hussain Mogaibel Global Lead Energy Specialist, ISDB
Ms. Teddy Mpinganzima Mugabo CEO, FONERWA
Mr. Joseph Nganga Executive Director, Smart Power Africa
Ms. Hong Paterson CFO and Director, Support Services at Green Climate Fund
Ms. Adriana Reais Pinto Technical Specialist and Advisor, Office of the Assistant Secretary of State and Energy, Republica Portuguesa
Mr. Miguel Ángel Muñoz Rodriguez Head of Climate Policies and Alliances, IBERDROLA
Ms. Josefina Stubbs Project Manager, Res4Africa Foundation
Mr. Wenhao Sun MPA Candidate at Columbia University, Energy Dialogue Speaker at Youth Summit
Ms. Cecilia Tam Head, OECD Clean Energy Finance and Investment Mobilisation Programme
Ms. Valeria Termini Professor of Political Economics – Università degli Studi di Roma Tre
Ms. Surabhi Visser Head of Investments, SunFunder
Mr. Rigoberto Ariel Yepez-Garcia Energy Division Chief, IADB

Note: In addition to the Members listed below, the technical focal points of UN-Energy organisations will by default participate in any of the Technical Working Groups, as and where relevant.

April 2021

Second Meeting of TWG5

The second meeting of the Group served to review the draft report in an interactive setting. READ MORE


March 2021

Annotated Outline of Thematic Report

The Co-Leads drafted an annotated outline for the Report of the TWG which has been shared with the Members of the Group for their review. READ MORE


February 2021

Secretariat Summary of the First Meeting

The meeting focused on the potential of blended finance to rapidly increase support for clean energy, and wayst o go beyond financing the “low-hanging fruit” to achieve SDG 7 through energy investments for the countries and communities that need it most. READ MORE


Concept Note

The Co-Leads drafted a concept note for the work of the TWG which has been shared with the Members of the Group for their review. READ MORE