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Amal-Lee Amin

Division Chief, Climate Change and Sustainability Division Inter-American Development Bank New York

Amal-Lee is a passionate advocate for sustainable development. Her 20 year career spans Government, multilateral development bank, academia and the not for profit think-tank sectors. As Chief of the Climate Change Division at the Inter-American Development Bank, Amal-Lee leads a 60 person strong team for mainstreaming climate change across the Bank and for engaging Ministries of Finance and Planning on opportunities and actions for investment in sustainable infrastructure, innovative approaches for mobilizing private finance and building the knowledge to support Latin American and Caribbean economies with just transitions towards low carbon and climate resilient development.

Previous lead roles include designing the UK’s Green Investment Bank; developing the UK’s G8 and EU Presidency agendas on climate change and development, including launch of high-level initiatives such as the Climate Investment Funds; developing EU strategy and negotiations on international technology cooperation and; launch of a China Dialogue on Green Finance and Investment. Amal-Lee’s PhD on policy and regulatory implications for scaling up investment in renewable energy in developing countries, with case studies of India and South Africa, has been central to her life work.

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