World Bank Group
Coordinator, infoDEV Climate Technology Program
Jonathan Coony is currently the Program Coordinator of the infoDev Climate Technology Program (CTP) at the World Bank. The CTP works with developing countries to innovate new technologies and business models that address local climate challenges and bring economic growth and job creation. Previously in the World Bank, Jonathan worked at ESMAP.
Before the World Bank, Jonathan worked at the International Energy Agency (IEA) where he led teams to review country energy policies and negotiate with governments on policy recommendations.
Jonathan was also a financial consultant to the private power sector for seven years, helping to structure project finance for greenfield IPPs and acquisitions in the US, Latin America and Asia. He also developed and marketed a renewable energy cooling technology in the Caribbean.
Jonathan holds an MBA from INSEAD (France), and MS and BS degrees in engineering from Brown University (USA).
Jonathan has written ten books on international energy policy and holds two US patents in renewable energy technology.