Milap is a Research Assistant for the International Financial Flows and the Environment (IFFE) Project in WRI’s Institutions and Governance Program. He conducts research and analysis on trends in international climate financing, particularly with regards progress made by public international financial institutions, such as multilateral development banks and climate funds, towards ushering in low-carbon, sustainable development.
Prior to joining WRI, Milap worked for a marine renewable energy start-up in New York City and for an advocacy group focused on agricultural reform and farmers’ rights in the Philippines. He has also been involved in a graduate student project assisting the United Nations Environment Programme and the Earth Institute in formulating a concept payment for ecosystem services mechanism for charcoal dependent inhabitants in rural Haiti.
Milap holds a Master of Public Administration, with a concentration in Energy and Environment, from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Development Studies from the University of Sussex.