Amal-Lee is Chief of the Climate Change and Sustainability Division at the Inter-American Development Bank. Her return in August 2015 follows a previous two year role leading on design and implementation of the Climate Investment Funds from 2008 – 2010. Having worked at the heart of the UK Government developing strategy and policy on climate change and sustainable energy between 2001-11 achievements include: design of a new Green Investment Bank; successfully engaging developing countries on the UK’s G8 and EU Presidencies; leading EU negotiations under the UNFCCC and; development of high profile partnerships between the UK/EU and developing countries. From 2011-2015 Amal-Lee was Associate Director at E3G leading a program on international climate finance within Africa, Asia and Latin America, including launch of a high-level dialogue on China’s Green Finance Pathway to 2030. International roles included member of the Private Sector Advisor Group to the Green Climate Fund; facilitator of OECD DAC task team on tracking environmental finance and advising the UNFCCC and private sector initiatives on climate finance. Amal-Lee’s PhD focused on policies and institutions for increasing private sector investment in renewable energy within developing countries, with case studies of India and South Africa.