Dr. Malaika Masson

Inter-American Development Bank
Senior Regional Energy Specialist

Dr. Malaika Masson is a Senior Regional Energy Specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). She brings 15 years of experience bridging governance and institutional policy with transformative investments in the energy sector. She currently manages the IDB energy portfolios for Jamaica and Bahamas, focusing on integrated resource planning, investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency and alternative fuels for transport. Prior to joining the IDB, Malaika worked for 9 years on public private partnerships and extractive industry governance within the UK Government, Chatham House, and Shell Group and served on public boards. Malaika received a Ph.D. in 2003 in Management Studies from Cambridge Judge Business School, Cambridge University.