Yann is focusing on decentralized renewable energy and coordinating the WBG DARES initiative for IFC.

Prior to joining IFC in 2018, Yann held various positions at the World Bank in Washington DC, respectively in the Climate Change, Urban Development and Energy Global Practices. Before joining the World Bank Group in 2012, Yann started his career in the private and non-governmental sectors, including within Schneider Electric strategy department and as international affairs advisor to Areva’s CEO.

French national, Yann holds an LLB and an LLM from Lyon III University, a BA in Classic Philosophy from Paris I Sorbonne University, as well as a MA in International Affairs from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris – Sciences Po.