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Who's Who

The World Bank GEF Coordination Team works closely with the Bank Group's clients, regional and IFC project teams, the GEF Secretariat  and other GEF partners and is responsible for the management of the Bank's GEF corporate program; institutional relations; Bank - GEF project policies and procedures; outreach, knowledge management and external relations; budget management and finance; and monitoring and evaluation.

Karin Shepardson

Program Manager, GEF Executive Coordinator

Siv TokleSr. Operations Officer, Deputy GEF Coordinator

Richard HosierSr. Climate Change Specialist (Thematic Specilist)
Laurent GranierSr. Environmental Specialist (Thematic Specialist: Chemicals and POPs)

John Fraser StewartSr. Natural Resources Specialist (Thematic Specialist: Biodiversity, International Waters, Land Degradation)
Dominique KayserOperations Officer (Program Results, Knowledge, and Communications)

Louise Shaw-BarryOperations Analyst (Data Systems and Regional Support)
Brenda ManuelResource Management Officer/Trust Fund
Anshirley AsareProgram
Elaine FeisterProgram


Located in the Regional Vice Presidencies and IFC, responsibilities of the 7 RCs include: (i) providing technical and procedural support to Bank-GEF project teams; (ii) management of GEF program resources allocated to the regions; (iii) monitoring regional GEF portfolio performance; and (iv) participation in corporate activities. Below is the list of Regional Coordinators.

Africa Regional CoordinatorPaola Agostini,
East Asia & Pacific (EAP) Regional CoordinatorJiang Ru,
Europe & Central Asia (ECA) Regional CoordinatorAngela Armstrong,
Latin America & the Caribbean (LAC) Regional CoordinatorEnos Esikuri, 
Middle East & North Africa (MNA) Regional CoordinatorSong Li,
South Asia (SAR) Regional CoordinatorAkiko Nakagawa,
International Finance Corporation (IFC) GEF CoordinatorJoyita Mukherjee,


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