Assistant Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Co-Founder, Blue Green World & Rebalance Earth
Dr Ralph Chami is an Assistant Director at the IMF. He is currently on sabbatical from the IMF working on tackling the two risks to humanity – climate change and biodiversity loss. He has developed a model for valuing natural capital, including blue and green nature, flora and fauna, and a framework for developing natural capital markets for ecosystem services. Expert on fragile and low- and middle-income states he is co-founder of Blue Green Future and Rebalance Earth and serves on the Advisory Boards of the Geneva MacroLabs, Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA) and the EU-Mediterranean and African Network for Economic Studies (EMANES), Bright Tide, as well as Senior Finance Advisor at Nature Finance and Task Force on Nature Markets.