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Leadership Team


Will Blyth

Senior Research Fellow, (Energy) UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Will is the technical and research lead for the initiative, coordinating the contributions of the Climate Compatible Growth (CCG) programme

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Lucy Pearson

Executive Director, Climate Parliament

Lucy is the coordinator of the GGI Ecosystem and manages the initiatives engagement with Members of Parliament in Africa and South Asia

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Marcus Stewart

Head of GGI Secretariat, UK Department of Energy Security & Net Zero

Marcus leads the Secretariat and overseas the work programme for the initiative across Africa, Asia-Pacific and Europe

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Rob Cooke

Senior Policy Advisor, UK Department of Energy Security & Net Zero

Rob is the policy and engagement lead for the initiative

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Steve Pye

Associate Professor in Energy Systems, University College London

Steve leads the initiatives work on mobilising climate finance for grids investments. He is a lead researcher for the Climate Compatible Growth (CCG) research programme 

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Moeketsi Thobela

Chief Renewable Energy Investment Specialist at African Development Bank

Moeketsi leads the GGI Africa Working Group, specifically focussed on progressing the ZiZaBoNa interconnectors project

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Andrew Flagg

Coordinator, Regulatory Energy Transition Accelerator (RETA)

Andy leads GGI's engagement with energy regulators, overseeing a global programme on decarbonisation

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Georgie Skipper

International Faculty Fellow & Visiting Scholar, MIT Sloan School of Management

Georgie is a founding member of the GGI, contributing across the global work programme

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Matthew David Wittenstein

Chief of Section, Energy Division, UNESCAP

Matt leads the GGI Asia-Pacific Working Group with a work programme focussed on the development and application of principles for interconnection and knowledge exchange for SIDS regulators

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