Stacy Swann

CEO and Founding Partner
Climate Finance Advisors

Stacy Swann

CEO and Founding Partner
Climate Finance Advisors
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Biography

Stacy Swann has two decades of experience in finance, fund management and development, and was IFC’s representative on many multilateral climate fund Boards. As Head of IFC’s Blended Finance Unit, Stacy was responsible for more than $750 million for climate-smart investments, including managing the investment team that structured, negotiated and executed investments on behalf of donors. In establishing the Unit, she led the development of IFC’s corporate polices for blending public funds across all sectors. She also supported World Bank Group efforts to work with policy makers on climate finance, climate-smart fiscal policies, and incorporating practical policy and investment approaches to managing climate risk. Stacy is currently Vice-Chairperson of the Board for the Montgomery County Green Bank, the United States’ first county-level green bank. She is a co-founder of the Global Adaptation and Resilience Investment (GARI) working group, and a coach to finalists of the Finance for Resilience (FiRe) Awards. Stacy holds an MBA in Finance and Development from American University, a MA from Harvard University and a BA from City University of New York-Hunter College.