Island countries in the Caribbean and the Pacific have placed a high importance on implementing and expanding their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC). In both areas, regional initiatives have recently been set up to offer countries support in achieving these goals – the NDC Finance Initiative in the Caribbean, and the Pacific NDC Hub in the Pacific. This panel will include representatives from both hubs, as well as government representatives from each region. Panelists will explore what countries need from such initiatives and how each of the regional initiatives is approaching supporting the countries.
Prior to joining GGGI, she worked on renewable energy projects with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the U.S. Army and Navy, ARPA-E, and the governments of Germany and the EU. She holds a Ph.D in Energy and Environmental Management from the George Washington University and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Virginia.
Caribbean Representative, Green Growth Planning and Implementation, GGGI
Vincent has a vast international experience in developing and financing mitigation and adaptation projects to support NDC implementation – with both private and public institutions and using a full range of financial instruments.
Before working within the Pacific NDC Hub, Vincent worked for a US investment bank (Morgan Stanley), for the UK Green Investment Group (financing large renewable energy projects) and for GGGI in Rwanda, covering several African countries.
Vincent graduated in Economics at the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Cachan (France) and holds a Master’s Degree in corporate finance from Sciences Po Paris (France).
Panel: Regional Approaches to Supporting NDC Implementation and Enhancement: Lessons Learned from the Caribbean and the Pacific
Senior Green Investment Specialist
Climate Change & Disaster Risk Management Coordinator (OECS)
Head of Climate Change & International Cooperation, Government of the Republic of Fiji