Josué Tanaka

Josué Tanaka

Josué Tanaka
Corporate Director, Strategic and Corporate Planning Energy Efficiency and Climate Change, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Josué Tanaka is corporate director responsible for the EBRD strategic and corporate planning function and, since 2006, for leading its Energy Efficiency and Climate Change activities including the formulation and implementation of the Sustainable Energy Initiative. This initiative aims at scaling up energy efficiency and renewable energy financing in central and Eastern Europe and is currently active in 29 countries with an investment portfolio of over €8 billion. The EBRD operates both with direct financing to companies and by supporting the development of energy efficiency financing by local banks. Prior to EBRD, Mr Tanaka worked at the World Bank where he was Special Assistant to the President. Mr Tanaka graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree and holds a Master of Science and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


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