Acclimatise Team

Virginie Fayolle

Virginie is a Technical Director and Head of Climate Finance

Virginie is a Technical Director and leads our work on climate finance. With over 10 years of professional experience, she has helped governments, development banks, the financial sector and large corporations to access, manage and use climate finance to implement locally appropriate climate resilience solutions. This covers the entire chain from understanding the physical risks and opportunities arising from a changing climate to investment design/structuring (project-level and financial mechanism). In total, Virginie has led or contributed to over 50 complex and multi-stakeholder assignments in over 20 countries across Africa, the Caribbean, Central America, Central and South Asia, and the Western Indian Ocean.

Virginie holds a Master of Science in environment and development (with a focus on environmental economics) from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Delaware. A French national, Virginie is bilingual in French and English.