Climate Change Specialist
Inter-American Development Bank
Maria Netto is a Climate Change Specialist at the Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Unit of IDB, responsible for overseeing the teams working on carbon finance and adaptation. Before joining IDB was senior Climate Change Policy Advisor at UNDP were was responsible for policy and strategy development for integrating climate change in UNDP operations and for overseeing a global project to support 20 countries to assess investment and financial flows and policy options to address climate change across different sectors and economic activities.
Maria Netto worked for more than 10 years in the UNFCCC secretariat where, among others, was responsible for leading the study of the UNFCCC secretariat on assessment of investment and financial flows to address climate change (2007) and was part of the team setting up the institutional framework for the implementation of the CDM and JI.