- Finance Catalyst
Samuel Martin has more than 18 years of professional experience in renewable energy and energy efficiency in developing countries. Mechanical engineer by training, Samuel has worked on all aspects of renewable energy projects, from financing to feasibility studies, distribution strategies and legal/regulatory aspects. He is a specialist in rural electrification (SHS and mini-grids) and biomass energy. Samuel has worked in Africa, Asia and South America for research institutes, NGOs, consulting firms and the United Nations amongst others. In this context, he developed and implemented programmes and projects on energy access and energy efficiency. In recent years, Samuel has been involved in off-grid market assessments, mini-grid feasibility studies, development of legal and regulatory frameworks for off-grid energy, developments of financing mechanisms for the off-grid private sector, and support to private companies on financing and strategic development aspects. Samuel has been based in Malawi since 2016.