Hania Dawood

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Global Manager for Climate Strategy and Business Development

Hania is Manager for Climate Strategy and Business Development at the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group. Prior to this role, Hania was Assistant to World Bank Group President David Malpass, where she advised the President on a range of strategic and policy matters, including infrastructure, energy, and climate. Before joining the Office of the President, Hania spent 12 years as an investment professional at IFC’s Infrastructure Department, where she structured debt and equity investments in energy sector projects, including renewables and gas-to-power. She also worked in the energy practice at Morgan Stanley and at the International Monetary Fund. Hania holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. 

Sessions With Hania Dawood

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 03:30pm - 04:10pm (CST) / 08/mar/2022 09:30 pm - 08/mar/2022 10:10 pm

    How Can Public Innovation Funding Supercharge Decarbonization?

    Breakfast Hydrogen/Clean Tech & Power

    Decarbonizing the global economy requires significant investment. At the same time, the technologies needed to enable this goal still require both technical and commercial de-risking. With no single entity able to perform the heavy lifting associated with transitioning the energy system, what should the role of government be in accelerating this level of decarbonization? How can it support innovation to advance net zero goals? What synergies amongst ecosystem players can be leveraged to deliver these solutions?