Klaus Oppermann is a climate change expert with more than 15 years of experience in climate policy, climate economics, climate finance and carbon markets. In the World Bank he leads the technical work on results-based climate financing and carbon market mechanisms. Klaus is an economist by training and holds a PhD from Frankfurt University.
Charis Lypiridis is a specialist on infrastructure finance and planning, and is currently leading GPOBA’s program on Climate Change, and activities in South Asia and the Pacific Islands. Prior to GPOBA, he worked for IFC’s Advisory Department on Public-Private Partnerships, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and city-focused programs across the EU. Charis has a background on civil engineering from Aristotle University in Greece and holds a MPA degree from Columbia University.