It has been announced that Mrs. Sri Mulyani Indrawati, the Managing Director of the World Bank, will be giving a keynote speech at the first Iceland Geothermal Conference, IGC 2013, taking place at the Harpa Conference Centre in Reykjavík, March 5-8.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati joined the World Bank in June 2010, where she is responsible for the Bank’s operations in Africa, East Asia & the Pacific, Europe & Central Asia, Latin America & the Caribbean, the Middle East & North Africa and South Asia.
Prior to joining the Bank Group, Sri Mulyani served as Indonesia’s Minister of Finance, at which time she guided economic policy for one of the largest countries in Southeast Asia, and one of the biggest states in the world, navigating successfully in the midst of the global economic crisis, implementing key reforms, and earning the respect of her peers across the world.
Ms. Indrawati holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Indonesia. She has received numerous honours and awards, including Euromoney Magazine’s Global Finance Minister of the Year, and Emerging Markets Best Finance Minister in Asia. She has also been regularly on Forbes List of the 100 Most Powerful Women.
The aim of the Iceland Geothermal Conference is to increase awareness and emphasise the importance of geothermal energy. The overall theme of the conference is to focus on the geothermal value chain, and offer a hands-on experience covering the three-main phases of geothermal energy development.
Additionally, IGC 2013 will be holding a geothermal brokerage event, where participants have the opportunity to meet and exchange information between possible technological/business partners.
To find out more about the Iceland Geothermal Conference 2013, visit http://geothermalconference.is/.