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Brian O’Callaghan

Senior Advisor on Climate Finance, the UN Economic Commission for Africa / Vice President, Acadia Infrastructure Capital

Dr Brian O’Callaghan is Senior Advisor on Climate Finance at the UN Economic Commission for Africa and Vice President at Acadia Infrastructure Capital. He maintains a part-time academic profile as Lead Researcher at the Program on Government Policy and Investment, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford. 

Brian is a “thinker and doer” in climate finance, holding active positions on both sides of the public/private capital interface. He is a trusted advisor on green investment and its economic characteristics, having provided counsel to ministers, business executives, and philanthropists in 20+ countries. 

Brian was previously at The Boston Consulting Group and the Robertson Foundation. He is a former Fellow of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard University. He holds undergraduate degrees from the University of Sydney in Engineering (Hons, University Medal) and Commerce (Finance) and a DPhil (PhD) in environmental economics from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. 


Brian O’Callaghan
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