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Senior Energy Advisor Mark Tomlinson
Mark Tomlinson is a senior energy advisor for Chemonics and former director of the Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF).
by Mark Tomlinson
Private investment in sub-Saharan Africa’s power sector is critical to regional economic growth. Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for electricity access will require some $800 billion in investment from now until 2030. Taking no action will thwart economic growth by 2-5 percent per annum. Reducing the risks of investment is therefore key to unlocking…