Research Associate, Loughborough University
Samir is a Research Associate with MECS. He is part of the Finance team and looks at the possibility of carbon and impact financing MECS vis a vis the wider financing eco-system. He has experience in program/project management and research related to renewable energy and energy access with a focus on financing, enhancing productive end-use, gender & social inclusion, and decentralization/devolution. He has the interdisciplinary research skillset to use mixed-methods, with substantive experience in survey design, data analysis, report writing and publications. He has interests in valuing energy and environmental services and their integration into systems modelling from an efficiency and equity perspective, including design, analysis and implementation of program and policy frameworks for scaling up such services.