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Marcus Rother

Marcus Rother is a senior expert on renewable energy with over 20 years of experience in project development and fundraising. With the GET.invest Finance Catalyst, he has been focussing on IPPs, solar PAYG, mini-grids and embedded generation in Southern Africa, and manages the portfolio of clients in Mozambique. Being a former senior Investment Officer at ElectriFI, he is well versed in catalytic finance, connecting the public and private sector. He has led the financial close of many IPP projects, headed business development teams for SunPower and FirstSolar in South Africa, and oversaw Voltalia´s sub-Saharan Africa portfolio in Madagascar, Zambia and Malawi. Marcus operates out of Madrid, Spain. Holding a PhD in Technology Policy from the Technical University Madrid and an MSc in Engineering from RWTH Aachen, his focus is on private sector training in energy policy and finance. Marcus collaborates in Master programmes with various universities and sits on the advisory board of the EU´s Edulink Participia programme for knowledge transfer.