Ephey MaloNgozi Ifeoma Malo


Nigeria

 

Occupational Information


Occupation: Energy policy

Occupational Position: Campaign Director for Power For All and the founder and CEO of Clean Tech Hub and the Energy Innovation Center, Abuja

Professional History


Malo is the Nigerian Campaign Director for Power For All, a global decentralized renewable campaign organization. She is also the founder and CEO of Clean Tech Hub and the Energy Innovation Center in Abuja. She was the immediate past Senior Policy Adviser on Energy Policies, Regulations and Partnerships to the Honorable Minister of Power in Nigeria and advised on the policy direction for large-scale grid-connected and off-grid power.

She has solid credentials with building, cultivating and driving public private partnerships for project delivery and implementation. She held similar senior advisory portfolios with the Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission. Her prior work experience includes: special assistant to the Minister of Finance in Nigeria; Counsel at Ashoka, Office of West Africa; Deputy head of intellectual property at the firm of George Ikoli and Okagbue; Senior manager at the Negotiation and Conflict Management Group: Associate at the Boston Public Health Commission; Adjunct professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston and a consultant at the Boston-based global biotechnology firm Genzyme Corporation. At Genzyme, Malo successfully developed strategic documents used in expanding the firm’s global market access.

Malo's focus is in global policy and project design and strategy. A qualified attorney, she has built up vast experience in public finance systems; project management; performance monitoring; deal design and in mainstreaming gender and civil society issues.

She sits on several boards in Nigeria.

Qualifications


Graduate degrees in Law, Business and Public Policy from the University of Massachusetts Boston and Harvard University, Dwight Eisenhower Fellow (2015).

Programs


2013 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow

Featured News

Peter Wilson
14 March 2017

The African Leadership Institute has a strong cohort of candidates for the prestigious Tutu Leadership Fellowship.  Amongst nearly 300 nominees from over 30 African countries, 26 of Africa’s highest potential young leaders were selected to take part in the programme. Spanning various industries, representing eleven African countries and ranging from 29 to 39 years of age, the selected candidates demonstrate the wealth and breadth of leadership talent that exists in Africa’s youth.  The biographies of the 2017 candidates follows:

Norman Smit
02 March 2017

The United Nations has called attention to the wave of attacks in South Africa targeting foreigners living in the country. The attacks in South Africa have spawned calls for retaliation on South African businesses and nationals in Nigeria. The UN news site, the UN Dispatch, reports that youth groups have been the major drivers in this violence, and it goes on to quote an open letter by Ugandan youth leader and Tutu Fellow Victor Ochen. In his open letter, Ochen says that while the youth have been at the center of the attacks, they can also be part of the solution. He called on youth leaders in Africa to embrace non-violence. 

Peter Wilson
10 February 2017

There were 283 nominations of Africa’s finest young leaders from over 30 countries for the 2017 Tutu Leadership Fellowship, which starts on 22nd April. Applications closed on 15th January 2017.  Since then, a selection panel of past Fellows and AFLI Board Members have been working tirelessly to draw up a short list of candidates for final evaluation by the selection panel. The short list of 52 candidates was finalised on 7th February, and the plan is for the final selection of the 2017 Tutu Fellows to be agreed upon by the AFLI Board at the end of February. Only 17 candidates are finally selected.

Norman Smit
07 February 2017

The Bertha Centre, which is run by 2013 Tutu Fellow Dr. Francois Bonnici, has been profiled as one of the top five university-based social impact centres in the world.  The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship is at the University of Cape Town and is part of the Graduate School of Business.  The nonprofit organisation the Bridgespan Group published the report which was done by the Skoll Foundation


A Selection of Tutu Leadership Fellows

About AFLI

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The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) is unique among leadership initiatives in that it focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.

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