Josué Tanaka


Josué Tanaka

Managing Director, Energy Efficiency and Climate Change, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Josué Tanaka leads since 2006 the EBRD activities to scale up energy efficiency, renewable energy and climate adaptation financing in central and eastern Europe and in southern and eastern Mediterranean countries. Cumulative EBRD climate financing at end 2016 reached US$ 25 billion for a total value of over US$ 130 billion of which 60% in the private sector.

Prior to EBRD, Josué Tanaka was at the World Bank being Special Assistant to the President and working in different posts on strategic planning, tropical forest conservation and environmental financing matters.

Josué Tanaka graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and holds a Master of Science and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


11 December 2017
16:50  -  17:45

Round table 3

Renewal of public-private cooperation

Moderated by Barbara Buchner, Executive Director, Climate Finance program - Climate Policy Initiative & Director, Climate Finance Lab

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