Aaron Leopold
Deputy Director, Global Advocacy

Aaron joins Christine as a Director of Global Advocacy for the Power for All campaign. Aaron also leads the design and delivery of Practical Action’s ambitious influencing agenda to leverage political and practical change on energy access and energy poverty at international and national levels. He serves on the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) Energy Access Committee, is an observer on the Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries Program (SREP) fund of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), and on the Steering Committees of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE) initiative; the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) Coalition for Action on renewable energy; and the Association of CSOs on Clean Energy Access (ACCESS). Prior to working for Practical Action, he co-founded the Global Governance Institute, a Brussels-based think tank, and led its Sustainable Development section for three years. He was also a Team Leader and Energy Policy Expert at the International Institute of Sustainable Development for three years.