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Lin O'Grady

Head of EBRD Green Cities, Sustainable Infrastructure Group, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Lin O’Grady has more than 30 years of experience, working internationally in the transport and municipal infrastructure sectors, for both the public and private sectors.  She is an Associate Director and a Deputy Head in EBRD’s Sustainable Infrastructure Group (SIG).  Lin started her career as an ODI (Overseas Development Institute) fellow in Southern Africa and went after this to work for the Department for International Development (DFID).  She then worked in the private sector, in transport consultancy in both South and East Africa, followed by the European Commissions’ TACIS (Technical Assistance to the Commonwealth of Independent States) programme.   

 

Latterly, at EBRD, she has been involved increasingly in climate finance and, as such, is one of the architects of EBRD Green Cities, which is an ever-growing facility, mobilising EUR 5 billion, to date, to tackle environmental challenges through investments and policy reforms in Cities across the Bank’s countries of operation. 

 

Lin has a BA in Economics and an MSc in Transport Planning and Engineering. 

Lin O'Grady
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