Laura Patel

Laura Patel

MEI Programme Manager
Energy For Impact

Laura Patel is an energy specialist working in private sector development, capacity building and social enterprise in East Africa for the past 8 years with a range of businesses, providing both technical advisory services and leading business units and programmes. Laura graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2008 with a masters degree in Mathematical Engineering. In 2010, Laura moved to Kenya where she has focused her career in the energy access sector working to develop energy businesses and business models that can provide more sustainable, cleaner and cost effective energy solutions to the region.  Laura currently works for Energy 4 Impact where she is the programme manager of the second phase of the Moving Energy Initiative a ground breaking partnership testing and researching innovative solutions to improve management and access to energy in displacement settings.