The halls of the United Nations climate conference (COP25) in Madrid this week have been buzzing with discussions about the complex challenges posed by climate change—and the equally complex solutions. Finance plays a central role in the debate, particularly for developing countries trying to navigate the maze of finance…
Caroline is a Principal in the Global Climate Finance Program of the Rocky Mountain Institute. In this role, Caroline manages the program’s work on net climate finance, results-based climate finance, and climate finance access for least developed countries. Caroline was also one of four co-authors of the America’s Pledge report presented at the United Nations climate conference in November 2017.
Prior to RMI, Caroline worked at the World Bank in the Climate and Carbon Finance Unit, where she implemented a $50 million pilot testing the use of auctions to allocate climate finance. Prior to the World Bank, she worked as a strategy consultant at California Environmental Associates, where she advised over twenty environmental nonprofits and foundations on program design and evaluation. She began her career as a carbon markets analyst at Ecosystem Marketplace.
BA, Economics, Columbia University
MA, Development Economics, Tufts University