Sylvana Bohrt is a Clean Energy Associate who joined the Energy Program Team. She works to help develop a solar investment roadmap to support the International Solar Alliance and leverage $1 trillion into global solar markets in Africa, Latin America, and Asia. Sylvana also conducts research and engagement activities to shift commercial and industrial demand for energy to clean energy sources supporting decarbonization goals in Latin America and Asia.

Prior to joining WRI, she worked as Project Coordinator and Analyst at GreenMax Capital Group. In this role, Sylvana supported the global consulting and business development practice, including preparation of successful Expression of Interest as well as Technical and Financial proposals, in response to RFPs and procurement solicitations in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and Europe. She also managed a variety of projects including the World Bank-funded assignment, "Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy," in 42 countries across Latin America and Africa and the IDB-funded EcoMicro program in Dominica. As Project Analyst, Sylvana provided support to the IRENA-funded project to develop a set of guidelines to support the adoption and scale-up of geothermal heat utilization in agricultural value chains, including cascade use of residual heat from geothermal power plants and stand-alone direct use projects.

Sylvana previously worked at the Centro Universitario de Vinculación y Transferencia de Tecnología BUAP in Mexico and various consulting firms in Bolivia. Her work included support in developing environmental impact assessments, supervision of environmental and occupation health and safety programs and research on climate change, biodiversity and natural resources management.

She holds a master's degree in development finance from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and a master's degree in environmental sciences from the Autonomous University of Puebla-Mexico. The later degree was accomplished with a full scholarship and a Cum Laude recognition. Sylvana speaks fluent English and Spanish, and have basic knowledge of Aymara and Portuguese.

Sylvana lives in Brooklyn, New York and enjoys her free time reading novels and essays, jogging and dancing.