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Practice Lead for Climate and Private Sector Engagement, Chemonics UK Tara Sabre Collier

Tara Sabre Collier is the Practice Lead for Climate and Private Sector Engagement at Chemonics UK. A sustainable finance advisor to governments and development finance institutions, Tara also leads the Chemonics UK-led MOBILIST policy platform and is the Director of Impacting Investing and Sustainable Finance at Chemonics UK.

Tara has more than 15 years of experience in impact investing, international development, and corporate strategy. In addition to advising other impact investors and funds, Tara is a visiting fellow at Said Business School, Oxford University. Most recently, she was the gender lead at Shell Foundation. Before that, Tara worked for and with the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation, the United Nations, Ernst & Young, and GroFin Capital. Tara has worked with governments, investors, entrepreneurs and local businesses in the U.S.A., U.K., U.A.E., Qatar, South Africa, Brazil, Kenya, Nigeria, Peru, Tanzania, Angola, Mozambique, and several other emerging markets. As a Skoll Scholar, Tara earned her M.B.A. at Oxford University. She earned her M.P.A. in international public/non-profit management & policy from New York University and a B.A. in Spanish and international affairs from Spelman College. She speaks English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

by Tara Sabre Collier

Targeting a Just Transition as We Invest In Our Planet

The world is facing mission-critical gaps in climate finance and development finance. Last month, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) concluded that investment in climate mitigation and adaptation is three to six times lower than it needs to be to reach the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Meanwhile, the UN…