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2023 State of Blended Finance Virtual Launch

25 Oct 23 -

Please join us virtually for the launch of the 7th edition of our flagship State of Blended Finance report on Wednesday, October 25th at 9:00 am EST.

The State of Blended Finance is Convergence’s annual report on blended finance trends, opportunities, and challenges. This year’s edition of the State of Blended Finance will feature a thematic focus on blended finance for climate.

Register for updates as they become announced. Explore last year's report here.


9:00am - Welcome Remarks, Nnamdi Igbokwe, PhD, Director, Convergence

9:05am - Key Findings: The State of Blended Finance 2023

  • Robin Ivory, Senior Associate, Convergence,
  • Nick Zelenczuk, Senior Associate, Convergence
  • Andrew Apampa, Manager, Convergence
  • Ayesha Bery, Manager, Convergence

9:25am - Q&A, Content Team, Convergence

9:35am - Panel Discussion, Moderated By Joan M. Larrea, CEO, Convergence, featuring:

  • Jay Koh, Managing Director, The Lightsmith Group
  • Stephanie von Friedeburg, Managing Director, Citi
  • Thierry Watrin, Green Economy Advisor, Ministry of Finance of Rwanda
  • Cecilia Tam, Acting Head of Energy Investment Unit, International Energy Agency (IEA)

10:05am - Q&A with Panelists

10:25am - Closing Remarks, Joan M. Larrea, CEO, Convergence