Perrine Toledano

Perrine Toledano is the Director of Research and Policy overseeing the development of a coordinated, integrated, and impactful program of research across CCSI's thematic areas of interest. She also directs the Center’s work on Mining, Energy, and Climate Finance. She leads research, training, and advisory projects on economy-wide decarbonization pathways and the role of key actors in the energy transition: financing institutions, energy companies, and the mining sector. She also leads work on the governance of extractive industries including on fiscal regimes, financial modeling, shared use of mining, climate resilience and mitigation at mine sites, local content, revenue management, and optimal legal provisions for development benefits. She has led projects in DRC, Liberia, Paraguay, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Timor-Leste, and assisted many more government teams remotely. 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. She serves on the academic board of the Cambridge 1.5°C-aligned corporate bond index, on the technical working group of the Critical Raw Materials Climate Bonds Criteria, and on the IRMA Initiative for Responsible Mining expert working group on GHG Emissions and Climate Change. She also serves on the advisory board of the International Senior Lawyers Project's tax program, and she is part of the Panel of Experts advising on the Regional Economic Development strategy of Rio Tinto in Simandou (Guinea). Prior to joining CCSI, she worked as a consultant for several non-profit organizations, including the World Bank, DFID, and Revenue Watch Institute (now NRGI), 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.