GCF Private Investment for Climate Conference 2022

Incheon, Republic of Korea
15 - 16 September 2022

  • Event type Events organised / involving GCF
  • Participation
    Open to the public
  • Date 15 - 16 September 2022
  • Location Incheon, Republic of Korea

Join us for the sixth annual GCF Private Investment for Climate Conference (GPIC). A flagship event that gathers global leaders from the private and public sectors to accelerate private finance for climate action in developing countries.

GPIC 2022 convened global leaders, executives, and experts from businesses, governments, financial institutions, and technology companies to accelerate private sector-driven climate action for developing countries. Key areas included adaptation, ecosystem-based solutions, and innovative technologies.

GPIC 2022 highlights

Speaker: Yannick Glemarec, Executive Director, GCF


  • Hon. Christopher Coye, Minister of State, Ministry of Finance, Economic Development & Investment Belize
  • Hon. John Ampontuah Kumah, Deputy Minister of Finance, Ghana Ministry of Finance
  • Cecilia Nicolini, State Secretary of Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Innovation
  • Helena McLeod, Deputy Director General, Global Green Growth Institute

Moderator: Oyun Sanjaasuren, Director of External Affairs, GCF


  • Yong Hyun Kim, CEO, Envisioning Partners
  • Hee-Tae Jung, Director / Chair Professor, KAIST
  • Ronny Castillo Gonzalez, CEO, Gaia Impact
  • Sarbinder Singh, Director of Investments, P4G
  • Steven Panfil, Senior Director Project Development and Implementation, Conservation International

Moderator: German Velasquez, Director of Mitigation and Adaptation, GCF

Speaker: Soji Omisore, Deputy Director of the Private Sector Facility, GCF


  • Mitsuhiro Yamawaki, Deputy CEO, Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility
  • Anuj Awasthi, VP Operations, Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility
  • Kamran Khan, Managing Director, Head of ESG for Asia Pacific, Deutsche Bank AG
  • Koichiro Oshima, Managing Executive Officer, Head of Financial Solutions Group, MUFG Bank Ltd.
  • Leong Wai Leng, Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific, CDPQ

Moderator: Hong-Thuy Paterson, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, GCF


  • Vaine Nooana-Arioka, CEO, Bank of the Cook Islands
  • Emmanuel Herbosa, CEO, Development Bank of the Philippines
  • Soh Young In, Research Director, Stanford University (Korea branch)
  • Tae-Young Paik, International Sustainability Standards Board, IFRS Foundation
  • Ruth Coutto, Portfolio Manager, UNEP

Moderator: Selina Wrighter, Head of Policy and Strategy, GCF

Speaker: Soji Omisore, Deputy Director of the Private Sector Facility, GCF


  • Renée González Montagut, Director General, Mexican Fund for the Conservation of Nature
  • Anton Willems, Executive Director, Profonanpe
  • Torsten Thiele, Founder, Global Ocean Trust
  • Benedict Libanda, CEO, Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia

Moderator: Veronica Galmez, Deputy Director of the Division of Mitigation and Adaptation a.i., GCF


  • Wale Shonibare, Director for Energy Financial Solutions, Policy and Regulation, African Development Bank
  • Yariv Cohen, Founder, Ignite Power
  • Kerry Adler, President, CEO, Sky Power Global
  • Jiwoo Choi, Chief of Strategic Initiatives, Acumen

Moderator: Lilian Macharia, Director of Portfolio Management, GCF

Speaker: Carolina Fuentes, Director of the Division of Country Programming a.i., GCF


  • Matthieu Muzumdar, Chief Operating Officer Europe, Meridiam
  • Alamgir Morshed, CEO, Infrastructure Development Company Limited
  • Naveed Alam, CEO, WaterSprint Ltd
  • Jaeyoung Jin, Head of Korea, MIGA
  • Chinua Azubike, CEO, Infracredit

Moderator: Soji Omisore, Deputy Director of the Private Sector Facility, GCF


  • Malick Ndiaye, Director General, La Banque Agricole
  • Tamer El-Raghy, Managing Director, Acumen Resilient Agriculture Fund (ARAF)
  • Baskar Reddy, Senior Advisor, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Robert Szatmari, CEO, CPRSX

Moderator: Kunduz Masylkanova, Senior Agriculture and Food Security Specialist, GCF

Speakers: Henry Gonzalez, Deputy Executive Director, GCF