Monday, October 17, 2011

10/20 UT Energy Symposium Lecture: International Mechanisms for Climate Change Finance

International Mechanisms for Climate Change Finance

Presented by Gevorg Sargsyan, Program Coordinator, Climate Investment Funds, World Bank

October 20th , 5:15-6:15pm


Open to all. Refreshments served at 5:00pm
Please settle in by 5:10pm

On Thursday, October 20th, the UTES Lecture Series continues with a discussion led by Gevorg Sargsyan, on the topic of international policies and tools for financing some of the world's biggest climate change ideas. 

Speaker Bio:
Gevorg Sargsyan has been with the World Bank for 11 years, where he has led the Bank's energy work in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and South Asia.  Since 2010 Gevorg has led the Clean Investment Funds (Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and Scaling Up Renewable Energy Program (SREP)) at the World Bank, and is overseeing investment program of over $2 billion.

Gevorg has a MS in applied mathematics from the Yerevan State University.  He did his postgraduate study in Financial Economics at the Institute of Economy of Armenian National Academy of Science combined with research at the UC, Berkeley.

Next Talk:
27 October, “Solving the Climate Problem at Scale: An Environmentalist’s Perspective”
    Speaker: Armond Cohen, Executive Director, Clean Air Task Force

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