Consultant, Energy and Concessional Finance (Retired)
Ms. Junhui Wu possesses an unique combination of in-depth knowledge of the energy sector and the cutting edge strategic thinking and management of global partnership and concessional finance. She has 30 years of continuous experience in the energy sector, covering a broad range of activities from planning, economics, and project management in preparation and implementation, to policy dialogues with partner countries on energy access, clean energy development, regional cooperation, and sector institutional development. Countries covered include Canada, China, France, Indonesia, Laos, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pacific Island countries, Philippines, Sudan, Tanzania, UK, USA, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Ms. Junhui Wu retired from the World Bank in December 2011, as the director of Global Partnership and Trust Fund Operations. She was responsible for corporate strategic and policy aspects of trust fund operations with a total asset of about US$28 billion and annual disbursement US$4 billion. From May 2003 to February 2009, Ms. Wu was the sector manager of the Energy and Mining Sector Unit under the East Asia and Pacific Region Sustainable Development Department of the World Bank. Her responsibilities included formulation/implementation of regional and country Bank assistance strategies for infrastructure sector development, business development, and preparation and supervision of all transport (since Jan 2007) and energy operations including lending, Global Environment Facility (GEF) and carbon financing as well as analytical work. Prior to joining the World Bank in 1996, Ms. Wu had worked for leading international consulting firms since 1990. From 1984 to1988, Ms. Wu managed the Renewable Energy Application Division of Zhejiang Energy Research Institute in China. Within the same period from 1986 to 1987, Ms. Wu was seconded to the EU for the China-EU cooperation project on decentralized energy systems.
Ms. Wu holds a bachelor’s degree from the Electrical Engineering Department of Zhejiang University in Hangzhou China and a master’s degree in Energy Economics and Policy from Paris University France.