Ralph Chami
Senior Advisor

Ralph Chami PhD, is an Assistant Director at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He is currently on sabbatical from the IMF working on tackling the two risks to humanity – climate change and biodiversity loss. He has developed a model for valuing natural capital, including blue and green nature as well as flora and fauna, and a framework for developing the natural capital markets for ecosystem services.

He has co-founded two entities working on bringing this new paradigm to life – Blue Green World and Rebalance Earth that are engaged in realizing the value of the natural world to our well-being and integrating it into our economic system. His work on valuing natural capital has been featured in National Geographic, Financial Times, Washington Post, WEF, among others.