Dr. Malaika Masson

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Senior Regional Energy Specialist

Dr. Malaika Masson is a Senior Regional Energy Specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).. With over 17 years of economic development experience , Malaika is a seasoned, resilient and personable Manager who is both adept at leading teams to deliver  strategic investments in the energy, extractive and social sectors as well as  being an agile Connector able to influence policy, manage complex initiatives and produce publications that advance the sustainability agenda. She currently manages the IDB energy portfolios for Jamaica and Bahamas, and coordinates energy issues over the IDB’s 6 Caribbean countries focusing on integrated resource planning, investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency and alternative fuels for transport. Prior to joining the IDB, Malaika worked on public private partnerships and policy 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.