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Personal Statement

My passion is working with developing communities to achieve more and better energy access.  As part of the Energy for Development team within the EEE my research interests are aimed at energy poverty, sustainability of off-grid power systems, development economics, rural electrification, energy for development.  From 2012-2015 I have been heavily involved with the Malawi Renewable Energy Acceleraton Programme.  I am concurrently pursuing a PhD focusing on the application of smart technology to off-grid applications in developing countries.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Economics, Institutional change, firm routines, and the product life cycle: an evolutionary model, University of Amsterdam

Award Date: 1 Jan 2010

Bachelor of Arts, University of Washington

Award Date: 1 Jan 2006


  • Energy for Development
  • Development Economics
  • Rural Electrification
  • Sustainability


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