Head: Extractive Industries
Perrine Toledano heads the Center’s focus on extractive industries and sustainable development that she co-developed in 2010. She leads research, training and advisory projects on fiscal regimes, financial modeling, leveraging extractive industry investments in rail, port, telecommunications, water and energy infrastructure for broader development needs, local content, revenue management, contract transparency and optimal legal provisions for development benefits. To this traditional portfolio, she has recently added research and advisory work on the impact of the energy transition and the Sustainable Development Goals on extractive industry investments and resource rich countries. She has led projects in DRC, Liberia, Paraguay, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Timor-Leste, and assisted many more government teams remotely. She also jointly developed curricula for a masters and an executive course on extractives and sustainable development taught at Columbia University. She is the co-editor of two volumes published by Columbia University Press: Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options and The New Frontiers of Sovereign Investment. Prior to joining CCSI, she worked as a consultant for several non-profit organizations, including the World Bank, DFID and Revenue Watch Institute, and private sector companies, including Natixis Corporate Investment Bank and Ernst and Young. Her experience includes auditing, financial analysis, IT for capital markets, public policy evaluation and cross-border project management. She has a Masters of Business Administration from ESSEC in Paris, France, and a Masters of Public Administration from Columbia University.