Climate Policy Initiative
Executive Director of Climate Finance
Dr. Buchner leads CPI’s widely renowned Climate Finance program. Named one of the 20 most influential women in climate change, Barbara advises leaders on climate, energy, and land use investments around the world. She also directs the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (the Lab), a public-private partnership managed by CPI that identifies, develops, and supports transformative climate finance instruments. The Lab has helped raise over 600 million USD for its initiatives, and it was endorsed by the G7 in its first year of operation. The Lab programs also include an India Lab, a Brasil Lab, and the Fire Awards.