Divina Chingcuanco is a Senior Energy Policy Specialist, and serves as the Regulatory and Tariff Specialist for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID’s) East Africa Energy Program. Previously, Ms. Chingcuanco was a three-term Chief of Party spanning 16 years for three USAID Philippines projects.
She began her career in international development as a tariff expert engaged by the World Bank and the Department for International Development in Pakistan and India. Ms. Chingcuanco has also led a series of capacity-building workshops in utility regulation and regulatory actions related to climate change in Mongolia, Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan under a project funded by the Asian Development Bank covering 8 countries in Central Asia. Additionally, she was a co-trainer on utility regulation in Thailand and the Philippines for 13 countries in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands that was supported by the World Bank.