ACEF Speaker 2021

Sirpa Jarvenpaa

Southeast Asian Energy Transition Partnership

Sirpa Jarvenpaa is the Fund Director of the Energy Transformation Program. An Economist from the Paul Nitze School for Advanced International Studies, the Johns Hopkins University, she has worked in Southeast Asia from 1990, initially with UNDP to implement the new economic management system in the Region’s transitional countries. She has an extensive career with the Asian Development Bank of 20 years focused on infrastructure planning, implementation, policy and institutional strengthening, as well as in corporate roles, particularly in strategic resource allocation and mobilization. She served as the Director of the President’s Office at the International Fund for Agricultural Development and as a Strategy and Partnerships Director of the Global Green Growth Institute and prepared its global strategy for low carbon investments.


  • Regional Session: Getting Southeast Asia on the Clean Energy Fast Track (ADB - Southeast Asia Regional Department)