Energy 4 Impact announced in June that Katrina Pielli has been appointed to their Board of Trustees. The appointment further strengthens the organisation’s governance and leadership.
Ms Pielli has been a driving force behind energy and climate policy in the US, Africa and the Middle East for 15 years. She has a strong track record of developing innovative programmes and forging effective public-private partnerships that make a global impact.
Katrina has held an impressive portfolio of positions both inside and outside government. Whilst at USAID, she led a wide range of international development programmes, including Power Africa’s off-grid program, the Scaling Off-Grid Energy Grand Challenge, and the Smart Communities Coalition (co-led with Mastercard). She has spent a considerable part of her career in the US government working on energy and environment issues: at the Agency for International Development, the Department of Energy, the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency.
In taking up her position as board member, Ms Pielli said:
Welcoming Ms Pielli to the Board, Anthony Marsh, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, noted her world-class expertise in the energy and climate policy sectors: