Members of the Board

 

Members and alternate members of the Green Climate Fund Board#

 

Nominations for Board members and alternate members were received through communications sent on behalf of the respective constituency or regional group within a constituency.

Members

Alternate members

Constituency/Regional Group

Mr. Christian N. Adovelande

(Benin)

President
West African Development Bank

Mr. Tosi Mpanu Mpanu
(Democratic
Republic of the Congo)
Former Chair 

the African Group of climate negotiators

Developing countries,
Africa



Mr. Omar El-Arini

(Egypt)
Member of Board, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, International consultant on ozone layer and climate issues

Mr. Newai Gebre-ab

(Ethiopia)
Member

the former Transitional Committee for the design of the Green Climate Fund

Mr. Zaheer Fakir

(South Africa)
Head
International Relations and Governance,
Department of Environmental Affairs

Mr. Paulo Gomes

(Guinea Bissau)
Member of the Board of Directors, Ecobank Transnational Inc.
Vice-Chairman of the finance committee

Mr. Ziqian Liang 

(China)
Deputy Director General

International Department,

Ministry of Finance

Mr. Kwang-Yeol Yoo
(R
epublic of Korea)
Director General

International Financial Cooperation,
Ministry of Strategy and Finance

Developing countries,
Asia-Pacific

Mr. Ayman M. Shasly

(Saudi Arabia)*
International Policies Consultant
Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources

Mr. Farrukh Iqbal Khan

(Pakistan)*
Counsellor
Permament Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations

Mr. Jose Ma. Clemente Sarte Salceda 

(Philippines)*
Governor
Province of Albay

Mr. Shri Dipak Dasgupta

(India)*
Principal Economic Adviser
Ministry of Finance

Mr. Pedro Garcia Brito 
(Dominican Republic)*
Climate Change Director
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources

H.E. Ms. Audrey Joy Grant

(Belize)*

Minister

Energy, Science and Technology and Public Utilities

Developing countries,
Latin America and the Caribbean


H.E. Mr. Sergio Serra

(Brazil)*
Ambassador
Consulate General of Brazil in Barcelona
Ministry of External Relations

Mr. Rodrigo Rojo

(Chile)
Deputy Director
for International Affairs
Ministry of Finance

Mr. Angel Valverde Gallardo 

(Ecuador)*

Minister

Ministry of Environment

Mr. Rodrigo Suarez Castano

(Colombia)*
Director

Climate Change,
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development

Mr. David Kaluba

(Zambia)
Principal Economist
Ministry of Finance and National Planning

Mr. Mesbah ul Alam

(Bangladesh)
Secretary
Ministry of Disaster Management
and Relief

Developing countries,
Least developed countries

Mr. Patrick McCaskie

(Barbados)
Director
Research and Planning Unit,
Economic Affairs Division,
Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs

H.E. Mr. Ali’ioaigi Feturi Elisaia

(Samoa)
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative

Permanent Mission of Samoa to the United Nations

Developing countries,
Small island developing States

Mr. George Zedginidze 

(Georgia)

Former Minister
Ministry of Environment Protection

Mr. Irfa Ampri

(Indonesia) 

Head
Center for Climate Change Financing and Multilateral Policy,
Fiscal Policy Agency,
Ministry of Finance

Developing countries

Mr. Ewen McDonald

(Australia)
Deputy Secretary
Department of Foreign Affairs
and Trade

Mr. Rod Hilton

(Australia)
Assistant Director General
Australian Agency for International Development

Developed countries,
Australia on behalf of Australia and New Zealand


Ms. Irene Jansen

(Netherlands)
Head
International Economics and Financial Institutions Division,
Foreign Financial Relations Directorate
Ministry of Finance

Developed countries,
Denmark and the Netherlands**

Mr. Arnaud Buisse

(France)
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Multilateral Financial Affairs and Development Division,
Directorate-General of the Treasury

Mr. Frederic Glanois

(France)
Head

Official Development Assistance and Multilateral Development Institutions,
Directorate-General of the Treasury

Developed countries,
France

Mr. Manfred Konukiewitz

(Germany)
Deputy Director General (retired) Representative of the Government

Mr. Norbert Gorissen

(Germany)
Head

Division of International Climate Finance, International Climate Initiative, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU)

Developed countries,
Germany

Mr. Shuichi Hosoda

(Japan)
Director 
Development Issues, International Bureau
Ministry of Finance

Mr. Tomonori Nakamura

(Japan)
Special Coordinator for Environmental Finance, Development Policy Division, International Bureau
Ministry of Finance

Developed countries,
Japan

Mr. Henrik Harboe

(Norway)
Director of Development Policy
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mr. Petr J. Kalas

(Czech Republic)
Former Minister
Ministry of Environment

Developed countries,
Norway and Czech Republic

Mr. Adam Kirchknopf 

(Hungary)
Head

Economic Section
Embassy of Hungary in Switzerland

Mr. Marcin Korolec

(Poland)
Secreatary of State, Government Plenipotentiary for Climate Policy.

Developed countries,
Hungary and Poland**

Ms. Ana Fornells de Frutos

(Spain)
Head
International Climate Division
Ministry of Environment

Ms. Ludovica Soderini

(Italy)
International Financial Relations, Treasury Department
Ministry of Economy and Finance

Developed countries,
Spain and Italy**

Mr. Alexey Kvasov

(Russian Federation)
Deputy Chief of the Presidential Experts' Directorate
Russian G8 Sherpa,
Executive Office of the President

Mr. Anton Hilber

(Switzerland)
Head

Global Programme Climate Change,

Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation,

Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

Developed countries,
Russian Federation and Switzerland**
*

H.E. Mr. Jan Cedergren

(Sweden)
Ambassador
Ministry of Environment

Mr. Jozef Buys

(Belgium)
Attaché Directorate General

Development Cooperation
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Developed countries,
Sweden and Belgium**

Ms. Andrea Ledward
(United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Head

DFID's Climate and Environment Department

Mr. David Capper 

(United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Head

International Climate Policy and Finance at the U.K.'s Department of Energy and Climate Change

Developed countries,
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Mr. Leonardo Martinez
(United States of America)
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Environment and Energy Office,
Department of the Treasury

Mr.C. Alexander Severens
(United States of America)
Director
Environment and Energy Office,
Department of the Treasury
Developed countries,
United States of America

 

#   Status as at 2 April 2014.

*The letters of nomination (Asia-Pacific) (Asia-Pacific) (Latin America and the Caribbean) indicate a change in the arrangements during the three-year term of membership.
**The letter of nomination indicated that: “Constituencies will decide at their own discretion on the designation of Member and Alternate Member. Discussions amongst developed country Parties in Geneva on 13 April 2012 showed one outstanding issue regarding whether the European Union may participate on the GCF Board, the resolution of which is still pending consensus of developed country Parties. Accordingly, the list above does not prejudge the outcome of this issue.”
***   The letter of nomination indicated that: “Constituencies will decide at their own discretion on the designation of Member and Alternate Member.