Céline is a Climate Change Specialist at the World Bank (in the Climate Change Group), where she coordinates the Carbon Pricing Intelligence Program. She joined the World Bank after working as COP21 Project Manager in Paris, France, at the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI). In this role, she contributed to shaping the internal strategy for delivering IDDRI's mandate to advise the French government on CoP21 and managed diverse projects to support the negotiations, including thematic and regional negotiator dialogues in the LAC region. She previously worked at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C., focusing on climate and environmental issues. She holds a Master in International Affairs from Sciences Po Paris and a Masters in Science and Technology from Université Pierre et Marie Curie.
Oskar Lecuyer is an environmental and climate change economist who directs research programs on low-carbon transitions and environmental sustainability.
His work aims to better understand policies that countries can adopt to meet development goals while fighting climate change. To this end, he is involved in public policy dialogues between AFD operatives and partner countries, such as Colombia and Mexico.
He conducts research on green tax reforms in developing countries, in collaboration with the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank.
Oskar Lecuyer also contributes to national and international discussions on development trajectories compatible with the Paris Agreement, in connection with the Deep Decarbonization Pathways initiative by IDDRI. In addition, he is coordinating a project for an environmental sustainability indicator, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
Sébastien is a Project Manager at I4CE, where his research areas mainly focus on taxation and public spending, both in terms of climate efficiency and contribution to the fight against poverty. He joined I4CE after a Franco-Chilean doctoral thesis dedicated to the development of a regional energy planning tool for South America. He also worked on the evolution of the South American energy mix in response to the commitments of the Paris Agreement (NDCs), competition between energy and forestry sectors for mitigation in South America, and on the medium-long-term prospects of Smart Grids and Smart Buildings in Europe as part of the European Climate and Energy package. Sébastien is a graduate engineer from France’s École Polytechnique and holds a double doctorate from MINES ParisTech / University of Chile.