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Development Works Here with Matthew Mendis

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Water and Sustainable Cities | Environment and Natural Resources | Sustainable Energy Transition
Climate Change

Development works here because great people work here. We’re excited to introduce you to our team.

We’d like you to meet Matthew Mendis! Matthew is the managing director of the Chemonics Energy Group. In this video, Matthew discusses his path to working in development and the clean energy sector, why he’s excited to work on USAID’s Sri Lanka Energy Program, the importance of renewable energy to curb climate change, and what drives him to get up in the morning. Matthew is one reason #DevelopmentWorksHere.


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About Matthew Mendis

Matthew S. Mendis is a clean energy, environment, and finance expert with more than 35 years of experience in more than 45 developing countries. Initially, Matthew spent 10 years of his career at the World Bank, including pioneering innovative financing mechanisms for small-scale energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives. Subsequently, he founded and grew Alternative…