2017 SCF Forum biographies: Timothy Afful-Koomson
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Timothy Afful-Koomson

Timothy Afful-Koomson is a Principal Green Growth Officer with the African Development Bank (AfDB). He is coordinating the AfDB initiatives for climate-resilient infrastructure development in Africa. He is also the Coordinator for Green Climate Fund (GCF) activities and other Green Finance activities in AfDB. Before joining the AfDB, Timothy served as a Senior Fellow at the United Nations University – Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA).

Prior to UNU-INRA, Timothy spent over 15 years in the private sector working with companies such as Merrill Lynch and Navigant Consulting and was involved in structuring, executing and managing sustainable investment transactions particularly in renewable energy and energy efficiency totalling over US$ 50 billion.

Timothy graduated from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University with a PhD in International Trade and Investment.

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