Director of National Programs
Charlie manages country-level campaign activity in Rwanda, Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe, working closely with stakeholders to identify and exploit opportunities to accelerate market growth. Charlie was previously Head of Policy at SolarAid where he advised governments, aid agencies, foundations and investors on policy, grant making and investment in the off-grid energy space. As co-chair of the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association's Policy Working Group from 2012, Charlie co-authored a number of industry positions, helped attract investment, and launched a number of market development and research initiatives. He previously worked for a range of leading development NGOs on issues such as livelihoods, health, education and governance. He holds a Masters in Conflict, Governance and Development from the University of York.