Stéphanie Nour

Director for Latin America and the Caribbean

Ms. Stéphanie Nour is a senior sustainable energy expert with over 25 years of experience in various energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energy (RE) related sectors, including the development and operation of ESCOs, projects development and implementation under the ESCO approach, development of Demand-Side Management (DSM) programs, development of building codes and EE standards for various appliances, structuring of innovative financing mechanisms for the implementation of EE/RE projects, the design and evaluation of EE/RE programs, market assessment, and the development of capacity building and training programs in all sustainable energy topics. She has advised national and local governments, and the leading International Finance Institutions  such as the IDB Group, the World Bank Group, the United Nations (UNDP, UNEP, UNIDO) and with bilateral development organizations such as the German International Cooperation (GIZ), the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD). 

Her international experience has led her to work in more than 50 countries including most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. In the Caribbean, she has assisted several financial institutions in designing, implementing, and evaluating green financing mechanisms and programs including Banco BHD (Dominican Republic), DFC (Belize), HMB (Trinidad & Tobago) and the CDB, among others. She has also been involved in designing and implementing EE/RE policies and programs for CARICOM utilities and governments, especially in Antigua & Barbuda, Cayman Islands, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, and Suriname. 

Ms. Nour is a professional engineer with a degree in mechanical engineering from McGill University, Canada. She is fluent in French, English, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Her international experience has led her to work in more than 40 countries including almost all countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.