Darius Nassiry (Director) provides expertise on sustainable finance and climate-related investments. He also serves as a senior expert on climate-related financial disclosures with a track record of successful engagements with multilateral and public sector banks on TCFD disclosure.
He has served as a consultant to the Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E), a principal with Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), as a research associate with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and as a visiting fellow with the Center for Global Development (CGD). He has also advised the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Climate Bonds Initiative, and the German development agency (GIZ) on green finance, He served as advisor to the Director-General and head of international cooperation at the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and led country teams at the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), where he developed investment programs in Asia and launched the agency’s climate change initiative. Earlier in his career he worked as an investment banker for energy and utilities sector clients in the U.S., UK/Europe, and Japan. He began his career as a U.S. diplomat in Mexico and Kenya. He holds a master’s degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton College.