Franck Gbaguidi

Head, Climate and Sustainability, Europe and Asia & Lead, Water and Biodiversity
Eurasia Group

Franck covers geopolitical risk across a range of sustainability issues, with a focus on climate change, biodiversity policy, water resources, and environmental litigation. As a member of Eurasia Group’s Energy, Climate & Resources (ECR) practice, Franck helps public and private sector organizations understand evolving sustainability trends and supports them in the design of solutions that turn political risks into opportunities. 

Prior to joining Eurasia Group, Franck held multiple energy and climate-related positions within the World Bank Group. Most recently, he was the Climate Adviser to the Managing Director of the International Finance Corporation (IFC). He also undertook research and consultancy work on carbon risk management for the European Investment Bank (EIB), clean and domestic energy solutions for the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), energy policy in North America for the Centre on Global Energy Policy (CGEP), and environmental crimes in Sub-Saharan Africa for the Earth Institute.  

Franck holds three bachelor’s degrees and four master’s degrees, including a Master of Public Policy (Energy, Resources & Sustainability) from Sciences Po Paris and a Master of Public Administration (Energy & Environment) from Columbia University. 

Franck has been quoted by various media outlets, including Bloomberg, the Economic Times, Responsible Investor, and the Business Telegraph.