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Monika Weber-Fahr

Chief Operating Officer, Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)

Dr. Weber-Fahr comes to SE4All from the World Bank Group where most recently she served as Chief Knowledge Officer and Senior Manager for the Independent Evaluation Group, leading efforts on accelerating knowledge sharing and learning associated with evaluations - with the ultimate objective to help deepen development effectiveness. Previously, as Director for Knowledge, Learning and Results for Sustainable Development at the World Bank, Dr. Weber-Fahr oversaw quality and portfolio management for knowledge services, transforming approaches for results tracking and peer-to-peer learning. Dr. Weber-Fahr has worked for seven years with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), setting up and leading its Business Line for Sustainable Business Advisory and, previously, driving the Corporation’s analytical and consultative agenda on extractive industries as the Sr. Economist in the Global Mining Department. She also worked with the World Bank Institute (WBI) where she built and led the Global Development Learning Network, an international partnership of independent Learning Centers. In 2000, Dr. Weber-Fahr led the team that designed and delivered the World Bank’s first global innovation competition, the Development Marketplace. Dr. Weber-Fahr started off her career in the World Bank Group with the Housing and Municipal Development Division for Eastern Europe, pioneering innovative and community driven approaches to energy efficiency and land cadastre. When at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) Dr. Weber-Fahr was a member of the energy practice, working with clients in energy appliances, energy generation and distribution, both on-grid and off-grid. Dr. Weber-Fahr holds a PhD in business economics, a Diploma in international relations and an MSc in economics. Dr. Weber-Fahr is a member of the Board of the Committee for Sustainability Assessment (COSA) and a member of the Evaluation and Knowledge Advisory Board of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF).