ACEF Speaker

Lazeena Rahman

Senior Climate Finance Specialist,
Asian Development Bank

Lazeena Rahman is a Senior Energy Finance Specialist and Energy Transition Mechanism Deputy Team Leader (Climate Finance and Private Sector) for the Asian Development Bank (ADB), based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Prior to assuming this role in 2022, Lazeena was as an Investment Specialist with ADB’s Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD) (2011-2016), as well as an Investment Officer for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Blended Finance and East Asia Pacific Infrastructure teams (2016-2022). Across her roles at ADB and IFC, Lazeena has led and supported the structuring of commercial debt, equity and concessional finance with a strong transaction focus on the energy sector (geothermal, gas, solar, wind, storage) alongside work in the logistics, forestry, water supply and wastewater sectors. Lazeena holds a Joint master's in business administration and public policy from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Harvard College.


  • Deep Dive Workshop: Decarbonizing the Energy Sector: The Role of ADB’s Energy Transition Mechanism