The World Bank
Silvia Carolina Lopez Rocha is an international lawyer with more than 8 years of experience reforming policies and regulations to boost private sector investments in the energy sector. Ms. Lopez Rocha joined the World Bank in 2016 and is currently working on projects related to green hydrogen, energy efficiency, and renewable energy in Latin America. She has also collaborated with the OECD and the Inter-American Bank to foster the business environment and to attract private investors in Eastern European and Latin American & Caribbean economies. Prior to joining the World Bank, she was the Legal Officer at the Mexican-Chinese Chamber of Commerce, where she led negotiations between the Mexican Government and transnational enterprises to advance trade and investment in China and Mexico. She also developed Public-Private Partnership projects (PPP) for infrastructure and energy projects. She previously collaborated with the United Nations Office in Mexico, where she developed human rights programs to protect vulnerable groups’ fundamental rights. She received her LLM in International Legal Studies from NYU Law School.