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Live pitch workshop: Transformative actions projects (TAP) in action – exploring climate infrastructure projects

This pitch event with a focus on Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, aims to (i) contribute to a better understanding of financing opportunities and requirements, (ii) enhance the knowledge on project pitching, as well as (iii) provide a live space for selected projects to test their pitch and concept. The event also intends to contribute to reach the ambitious goals of the LUCI initiative through participants receiving first-hand information about project preparation and financing opportunities of the various LUCI and TAP partners.

After the presentations, six (6) TAP project developers, divided in two (2) groups (in each group three (3) will do their pitch, and get recommendations from a jury consisting of financial partner/institution representatives.


  • Eszter Mogyorosy(Speaker)ICLEI World Secretariat, Head, Innovative Finance
  • Priscilla Negreiros(Speaker)Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance (CCFLA), Manager
  • Rodrigo Perpetuo(Speaker)Iclei South America
  • Pablo López(Speaker)Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), Senior Executive
  • Augustin Maria(Speaker)World Bank, Senior Urban Specialist
  • Jaffer Machano(Speaker)International Municipal Investment Fund (IMIF), Global Program Manager
  • Edgar Villasenor(Speaker)ICLEI MECS, Regional Director
  • Giulia Macagno(Speaker)European Investment Bank
  • Serge Allou(Speaker)United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), Technical Advisor
  • Margot Eichinger(Speaker)Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Project Manager
  • Lorena Zemp(Speaker)GIB, Chief Operating Officer & Global Manager for the S2Cities Program
  • Carlos de Freitas(Speaker)Global Fund for Cities Development (FMDV), Strategy Advisor
  • Johanna Granados(Speaker)Global Covenant of Mayors Global Secretariat, City Resilience and Climate Finance Advisor
  • Andy Deacon(Speaker)Global Covenant of Mayors Global Secretariat, Acting Managing Director
  • Alejandro Gentile(Speaker)Public Transport Company MOVI, President
  • Osmara Arbizu(Speaker)Tecnológico de Monterrey, Researcher of the energy and climate change research group
  • Clara Sanguinetti(Speaker)Undersecretariat of Mobility Planning of Buenos Aires, General Director of Design and Implementation
  • Lena Osswald(Speaker)District Administration of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin, Team Leader for Participation, Department for Roads and Green Spaces
  • Rosa María Parra Trevizo(Speaker)Government of the State of Chihuahua, Mexico, Technical Advisor of the Special Projects Area of the Secretariat of Urban Development and Ecology
  • Everson Gardel de Melo(Speaker)Municipality of San Leopoldo, Brazil, Municipal water and sewer service