James Ranaivoson is a Managerial Adviser in the Climate and Environment Operations of the EIB New Products and Special Transactions Department since 2008. He manages EIB participations in private equity funds in the sectors of land use, biodiversity & natural capital, carbon & forest carbon and sustainable energy. He is also working on “climate/green” bond structures that would attract investments from institutional investors. He was previously occupying managerial positions in the Finance/Treasury departments of EIB, IADB and AfDB. Before joining the supranational institutions in 1994, he held various positions in portfolio management, proprietary trading and financial analysis in Paris.