Jamie Brown

Head of Secretariat, SEF Alliance

Jamie BROWN manages the Secretariat function of the SEFI Public Finance Alliance, or "SEF Alliance", which is an international coalition of public and publicly backed sustainable energy financing organizations under the remit of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The SEF Alliance operates within UNEP's Sustainable Energy Finance Initiative (SEFI) but is governed directly by its member organizations and pursues activities according to their interests. Ms. Brown manages the Secretariat of this platform from BASE, a non-profit UNEP Collaborating Centre located in Basel, Switzerland. Immediately prior to joining BASE she worked for a private investment company in London that finances health infrastructure for the UK government. Earlier work included international trade and small business development for the New Orleans' Mayor's Office, environmental impact mitigation in Nicaragua after Hurricane Mitch with the US Agency for International Development (USAID), and democracy building in Colombia, also with USAID. Ms. Brown holds an M.S. in development management from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in international development and music from Tulane University in New Orleans.

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