Dr. Jason Yapp is a specialist in i) Climate Finance (e.g. Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness & Accreditation; GCF, Adaptation Fund and GEF Proposal Development, Carbon offset and Market); ii) Private Sector Development and Green Economy Development; iii) Climate Mitigation (Renewable Energy (Solar PV, Biogas), Energy Efficiency (Standards, Label and Testing protocol for lightings and refrigeration; improved cookstoves); iv) Climate Adaptation (Climate Resilient and Regenerative Agriculture, Sustainable Forest and Land Management, Biochar); and v) Climate Policy and Strategy (NDC, NAMA, NAP, Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Development and Terminal Evaluation Expert).
Dr Yapp has provided consultancy services over the last 25 years for UN Agencies (UNDP, UNEP, UNIDO, WFP), Green Climate Fund, UK government, ADB, EU Commission, USAID, GIZ, GGGI, IUCN, IISD and Commonwealth Secretariat for overcoming the policy, legal, regulatory, institutional, technical, financial, business, social and cultural barriers to shift the paradigm to transform development and climate challenges into scalable and replicable climate adaptation and mitigation solutions as inclusive business in Asia, Africa, Middle East, UK, Pacific and Caribbean regions.
As a) a GCF Readiness TA Consultant and b) a Certified and Practicing Trainer for GIZ’s Climate Finance Readiness Toolkits and Sectoral Expert, Dr Yapp has extensive knowledge and working experience through supporting NDAs in over 26 developing countries to design and implement GCF Readiness and full funding proposals to access and deploy climate finance; developing five GCF Country Programmes; and facilitating numerous climate finance trainings.
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