Ina de Visser leads the programme FELICITY; Financing Energy for Low-carbon Investment in Cities, since its inception in 2017. FELICITY is a cooperation between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and uses GIZ’s extensive experience in capacity development and advisory in order to create investment opportunities in climate-friendly infrastructure in cities for the EIB. FELICITY works with specific cities to support project preparation, as well as at the national and international levels to improve framework conditions for sub-national climate finance.
Ina has been active in the energy sector, specifically in or related to developing countries and emerging economies for over ten years. Previous working experience includes several private companies in the energy sector, both in Africa and Europe, as well as the Energy and Climate unit of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ina is a Dutch national and holds an MSc from Eindhoven University of Technology.