Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Senior Energy Specialist
Michelle Hallack is a senior specialist responsible for the Energy Division’s knowledge agenda at the Inter-American Development Bank and she is also an Energy Policy Advisor at the Florence School of Regulation. At IADB she works on program and policy issues across Latin America and the Caribbean. She leads the research team and coordinate the knowledge initiatives for the Energy Sector. Among the effort to develop new products, she is the focal point for hydrogen initiatives. Before joining the IADB, Michelle has worked for both public and private sectors around the world (including Latin American, European, and Asian countries). She has more than 15 years of experience in research and consulting on regulatory economics. Some of the main results of her work has been published in scientific, professional journals, books, and blogs. Michelle holds a PhD from the University of Paris Sud XI of Economics, a Master from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, a European Master (Economics and Management of Network Industries – EMIN) and a Diploma in Economics Sciences of the State University of Campinas.