Alexander is Energy Specialist with International Finance Corporation. He has over 16 years of experience in energy infrastructure investment and advisory projects, with a focus on climate-friendly heat and power solutions for cities and industrial companies, as well as industrial energy efficiency in Europe, Central and East Asia, and Latin America. Prior to joining the World Bank Group, Alexander held various positions in the industry, including heat and power utility, consultancy and project developer. Alexander holds MS in Thermal Power Engineering, MS in Energy Economics and is a CFA Charterholder. The working languages are English, Russian and Spanish. In his free time Alexander enjoys sailing, reading and personal investing.