Olivia Coldrey

Lead Finance Specialist Sustainable Energy for All

Olivia Coldrey is Australian and works in the Policy Team as Lead Finance Specialist in the Vienna Office.

Olivia has over 15 years experience working at the intersection of law, finance and energy markets. Before joining SEforALL she worked in both developed and emerging economies to develop strategy and strengthen institutional capacity for investment in clean energy projects, leveraging her experience of financing renewable energy technologies through the innovation cycle and of advising governments, DFIs and investors on energy policy and regulation.

From 2009-2012 Olivia was Investment Director of the Australian government's lead solar energy agency. Previously she held legal and strategy roles with Australia's export credit agency and as a finance lawyer in private practice worked with law firms in Sydney, Hong Kong and New York.

A Fulbright Scholar and US Department of State Climate Change Fellow, Olivia holds law degrees from the University of New South Wales and London School of Economics and an economics degree from the Australian National University.

In her spare time Olivia enjoys travel (especially to remote places), hiking, fly fishing and the arts.