4 reasons why blended finance is our best bet in adapting to climate change
Blended finance enables both the private and public sectors to benefit from investing in adaptation and allows for better risk management.
A political scientist (PhD) and economic geographer by training, Martin brings to the table more than a decade of experience in developing and evaluating climate finance projects/programmes in developing countries, with a particular focus on renewable energy, energy efficiency, transport, waste and urban development. He is a leading climate finance expert, with key analytical roles in reports like 'Mobilizing climate finance - the role of GIZ' (Client: GIZ), 'Economics of Adaptation for Climate Change' (Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation), the 'Global Landscape of Climate Finance', 'The Role of Public Finance in Concentrated Solar Power & Geothermal' (Climate Investment Funds - CIF). Martin represented the Swiss government in the international climate negotiations and advised several other governments on technical questions with climate negotiations.