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Matt King

Senior Climate Finance Specialist, World Bank
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Matt King is a Senior Climate Finance Specialist at the World Bank, where he is leading efforts to build a pipeline of scalable emission reduction projects for the new Scaling Climate Action by Lowering Emissions (SCALE) partnership. During his nine years at the Bank, he has managed or supported five carbon funds with almost $1 billion in capital.Read more

Matt King is a Senior Climate Finance Specialist at the World Bank, where he is leading efforts to build a pipeline of scalable emission reduction projects for the new Scaling Climate Action by Lowering Emissions (SCALE) partnership. During his nine years at the Bank, he has managed or supported five carbon funds with almost $1 billion in capital. Most recently this included the Carbon Initiative for Development (Ci-Dev), which mobilized more than $250 million in private finance (for a 3.3x ratio) to provide low-carbon energy access to almost nine million people during his time as fund manager. Matt has over 15 years of experience in climate and carbon markets and renewable energy. Previously, he set up and ran small businesses in carbon finance, solar photovoltaics, and energy efficiency. He has an MSc in Environmental Change and Management from Oxford University, earned on a Fulbright Scholarship.

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