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International

Justin Locke

Senior Director
  • Empowering Clean Economies
  • International Partnerships

Justin Locke is a Senior Director of RMI’s Empowering Clean Economies Program and is the senior lead for the Islands Energy Program. Justin also is responsible for international strategic partnerships and resource mobilization with the multilateral and bilateral community at RMI.

BACKGROUND

Justin previously held the position of Infrastructure (Disaster Risk Management) Specialist at the World Bank where he managed the Caribbean adaptation and infrastructure portfolio. Before his tenure at the World Bank, Justin worked for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in the Pacific Region—holding the role of Development Specialist at the UNDP Regional Pacific Center based in Fiji which provides technical assistance to over 14 Pacific island countries. He also held the position of Community and Recovery Specialist for the UNDP Multi-Country Office based in Samoa where he managed the Polynesian sub-region portfolio.

EDUCATION & AWARDS

MPA, Public Administration in International Management, Monterey Institute of International Studies
BA, University of California, Davis

LOCATION

Washington, D.C.

TWITTER HANDLE

@JustinLocke79

Authored Works
Outlet Blog Post

Combating Climate Change: How Islands Can Go Further Together

This blog post was adapted from a keynote presentation given at the Pacific Power Association Annual Conference and was originally posted on Virgin.com. I was in Rarotonga, the capital of the Cook Islands in the South Pacific, in 2010, after the island of Aitutaki—just a few kilometers south of…

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Energy Retrofit Guide for Caribbean Hospitals: A reference guide on deep energy retrofits for Caribbean hospital administrators

This guide was developed to provide healthcare administrators in the Caribbean islands the resources necessary to find energy savings for their facilities, finance those savings, and follow through with the activities necessary to realize those savings. The guide has an accompanying website (www.hospitalretrofits.org) that serves as an easy-to-use tool to…