The global auto industry is in the midst of unprecedented disruption. Emissions limits in the world’s leading economies are forcing automakers to electrify their portfolios. In 2018, Elon Musk’s all-electric startup, Tesla, outsold BMW, Lexus and Mercedes Benz in the US, and nearly every major automaker has announced plans to electrify their line-up by 2025. Bloomberg New … [Read more...] about Jamaica, drive electric! Electric Mobility Critical to Energy Security
Alana Fook works with the Transport Division of the IDB, based in the Jamaica country office, with a focus on urban transportation, road safety, electric mobility, and innovative financing models for infrastructure. Prior to joining the IDB in 2017, she worked with the Finance and Markets Global Practice of the World Bank, where she worked on payment systems development, improving the market for remittances and financial inclusion across a number of geographic regions, including Africa, Central Asia, and the Middle East. She is originally from Trinidad and Tobago and holds as Masters degree in International Economic Relations from The American University.