ACEF Speaker

Diana Connett

Energy Specialist,
Asian Development Bank

Diana co-led ADB’s first climate change policy based loan this year in the Philippines and previously led ADB’s first gender mainstreamed energy sector results based lending program. Diana is ADB’s focal for energy operations in the Philippines. She has worked in energy and climate change across Southeast Asian countries for the past 6 years and previously worked in corporate and operational management in a private sector energy company with international operations, as well as in CSOs and international institutions. She holds two Masters degrees from Yale University in Environmental Management and International & Development Economics.


  • Spotlight Session: Delivering Energy Efficiency through Local Governments