The World Bank
Since 2012, I have regularly worked with the World Bank on a variety of projects related to off-grid electrification. I currently work with the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) on the Global Facility for Mini-Grids. In 2014, I co-authored a book on policies and regulations for mini-grids that is one of the World Bank’s most downloaded publications on this topic. I presented findings from the book to the UK Department for International Development and at a United Nations / Climate Parliament conference in Tanzania. I also led a team of consultants to develop a set of web-based toolkits that help policymakers and investors support renewable off-grid energy technologies.
US Department of Energy
I wrote a detailed case study of the policies and regulations that supported the development of over 200 mini-grids in Mali in just over a decade. The case study was published in a recent Clean Energy Ministerial report.
Cass Business School Centre for Charity Effectiveness
Investigating the role of social impact investing and social impact finance in the charity sector, I interviewed over 20 executives from the charity and investment sectors and wrote a synthesis report on the barriers and enablers to deploying social investment/finance in the charity sector. The Centre for Charity Effectiveness is widely considered one of the UK’s top research and consulting centre for charities and philanthropy.
Working directly with the global sales manager, I wrote 12 case studies of Barefoot Power’s finance and distribution models that senior executives now use to develop go-to-market strategies.
SAFICO, S.A. & MicamaSoley
Working directly with the CEO of SAFICO, the parent company of the social enterprise MicamaSoley, I managed a project with the UN to distribute 8,000 solar-powered lamps to rural communities and trained over 50 field staff on proper device usage, maintenance, and after-sales service.