ESMAP Program, World Bank
Martina Bosi is a Senior Energy Economist at the World Bank. She works within the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) - a global knowledge and technical assistance trust fund administered by the World Bank-, where the main focus of her work is on energy efficiency, particularly in cities. She leads ESMAP’s Efficient and Sustainable Buildings technical assistance program supporting activities that help country clients advance energy efficiency and sustainability in the context of buildings (greenfield and retrofits), as well as appliances and planning. She works closely with World Bank regional task teams on the development and implementation of technical assistance programs as well as on World Bank lending operations targeting energy efficiency and buildings. She is also the co-chair of the Bank’s Energy Efficiency Community of Practice. Prior to joining ESMAP in 2013, she worked as a Senior Carbon Finance Specialist in the World Bank Carbon Finance Unit, where she was a founding member of the Bank’s Partnership for Market Readiness and the fund manager of two of the Bank’s carbon funds. Prior to joining the World Bank in 2005, she developed expertise in energy and climate policy at the Paris-based International Energy Agency, and before that with the Government of Canada (Natural Resources Canada). She holds BA and Master’s degrees in economics from Université Laval (Québec City, Canada). She speaks English, French, Italian and Spanish.