Mrs. Winnie Wong

Sustainable Finance Specialist, Global Green Growth Institute, United Arab Emirates

Winnie Wong is an international finance expert with more than 16 years of experience in the investment banking, energy and development finance sectors.  


Ms. Wong holds the position of Sustainable Finance Specialist at the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), a Seoul-based international organization with offices in the UAE and other member countries. She is presently based in Abu Dhabi and is responsible for supporting partner government ministries in the African and Middle East region in implementing sustainable finance practices and investments. 


Ms. Wong has a strong international finance background, with experience in corporate and development finance, and is a global professional, having lived and worked in Asia, North and South America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Prior to joining GGGI, Ms. Wong worked in the investment banking divisions of Barclays Capital and Goldman Sachs, as well as within the Mergers & Acquisitions division of Petrobras Oil & Gas, B.V.  


Ms. Wong holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Cornell University and a Master’s Degree in International Business from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy (cross-registered with the Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School). She is a native speaker of Cantonese and English and is professionally proficient in Spanish and Portuguese.