Samuel Martin

Energy access specialist

Africa Regional Director


Samuel Martin has almost 15 years of professional experience in energy access, renewable energy and energy efficiency. Specialist in decentralised rural electrification and biomass energy, particularly in developing innovative policies for renewable energy, he has worked on 3 continents (Africa, Asia and South America) for NGOs, research centers, consulting firms and the United Nations. In this context, he studied, developped, managed, evaluated and coordinated the implementation of projects aiming at improving energy access for the poor through the efficient use of renewable energy.
Master in Mechanical Engineering (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne) and Specialisation Certificate in Technology and Sustainable Development (Indian Institute of Technology in Madras - IITM). Swiss/French, born in 1977.