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

Norman Smit
23 December 2017

Making a simple change can help realize one’s full potential. At TED Talent Search Lagos 2017 in Nigeria, Victoria Ohaeri describes the importance of changing her name to positively affect others' perceptions.  The 2016 Tutu Fellow tells her personal story about the effects of labeling, and how changing her name made all the difference.

Norman Smit
21 December 2017

Young farmers participating in a project started by 2017 Tutu Fellow Samuel Kariuki have had their first harvest and been paid for the fruits of their labour.  The new farmers in the agro-entrepreneurship Fort Hall Eye Project harvested two tons of beans. This green success is taking place in one of the most troubled counties in Kenya, where alcoholism has left almost no household unaffected.

Peter Wilson
21 December 2017

When nominations closed earlier this week, there were close to 300 really top quality nominations of emerging African leaders from across the continent for the 2018 Tutu Leadership Fellowship.  We were again impressed by the breadth of outstanding candidates who are applying for the Fellowship, reinforcing what we already know: that there is no shortage of excellent young leaders on the continent. 

Norman Smit
20 December 2017

The CEO of All On, 2015 Tutu Fellow Wiebe Boer is helping to build access to affordable sustainable energy for low income households, small business, and communities.  All On is an independent impact investing company.  As part of its approach it has also provided a grant to the acclaimed Nigerian tech incubator, Co-Creation Hub, to challenge Nigeria’s innovators on energy. Co-Creation Hub is run by 2017 Tutu Fellow 'Bosun Tijani.

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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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