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 heads the Center’s focus on Mining and Energy. She leads research, training, and advisory projects on the impact of the energy transition on extractive industry investments and resource-rich countries as well as on the deployment of large-scale investments in renewable energy, zero-carbon industrialization, and economy-wide decarbonization. She also leads work on the governance of extractive industries including on fiscal regimes, financial modeling, shared use of mining infrastructure (rail, port, telecommunications, water, and energy infrastructure), 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 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. She serves on the advisory board or committee of the Sustainable Development Strategies Group (SDSG), International Senior Lawyers Project's tax program, Women and Mine of the Future Project, the Social Performance and Governance Stream of the 2023 World Mining Congress, and UNEP’s International Resource Panel on Financing Minerals for Sustainable Development. She is also part of the Panel of Experts advising on the Regional Economic Development strategy of Rio Tinto in Simandou (Guinea) and she sits on the IRMA Initiative for Responsible Mining expert working group on GHG Emissions and Climate Change and on the technical advisory group of RMI's Horizon Zero project. 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.