Philippe Benoit is Managing Director, Energy, for Global Infrastructure Advisory Services 2050 and Senior Associate with the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Energy and National Security Program. Benoit previously worked for 20 years at the World Bank, including on access programs across Latin America and the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa. He is currently the lead draftsperson for the Inter-American Development Bank on the G20 access action plan for the LAC region. Benoit previously worked at the International Energy Agency as Division Head of Energy Environment and Energy Efficiency, and as a Director in SG Investment Bank’s energy project finance department. He has a BA from Yale University and a JD from Harvard Law School.