MEC is a dynamic group of forward-looking professionals based in Kenya and India

April is a leading entrepreneur in clean energy finance. She pioneered distributed solar finance with the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, and worked in large scale electric utilities with McKinsey and Co. As a cofounder of MEC she innovated a safe and scalable platform for financial institutions to provide clean energy loans to rural households.

April Allderdice
CEO and Co-Founder

James is a Director and Co-Founder of MEC.

James Dailey
Director and Co-Founder

Over the past 15 years, Narendra has worked with reputed organisations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Hinduja Group, Fortune Finance, Nexia & Gravita in various roles. His expertise are in Fund Raising, Financial Planning & Management, Business Strategy, MIS & Budgeting.

Narendra Prajapati
Director, Finance

Nick is Program Manager for MEC's carbon projects in India, Kenya and Mongolia. Previously, Nick worked as a program manager for MEC with a rural MFI in Kenya. Before working in clean energy and microfinance, Nick spent three years working on agricultural development projects with indigenous Peruvian farmers.

Nick Nugent
Program Director, Climate and Sustainability

Karthik is managing CDM project activities for MEC. He also has experience working as a project engineer, performing energy audits for industrial and commercial buildings. Karthik graduated from the National Institute of Technology - Tiruchirappalli with a Master’s degree in energy engineering.

Karthik Anantha
Global Manager, Climate and Sustainability

Atul has 18 years of experience working in emerging market space of East Africa and South Asia. He has played pivotal role in Business expansions, New alliances and 360 degree Marketing campaigns at d.light Energy, PHILIPS, Castrol, Wockhardt, Max New York Life.

Atul Mittal
Chief Marketing Officer

Sriskandh oversees the carbon program of MEC and is responsible for the organization’s carbon related activities. Sriskandh worked as the Head of Standard Development at the Gold Standard Foundation and also served on the ad-hoc CDM project review expert group of the UNFCCC.

Tech Director, Climate & Sustainability

Saumya is driven by her desire to use her varied industry, strategy and research experiences toward boosting circular economy. She has extensive experience of working on GHG mitigation projects from solid waste management, renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors.

Saumya Pandey
Carbon Operations Manager, India

Leslie is responsible for overseeing MEC growth and expansion in Kenya and across Africa. She is a trained economic and social historian with five years of management consulting experience across the philanthropic, public, and private sectors. Leslie holds a Masters of Philosophy from the University of Cambridge.

Leslie Chang
Program Manager, East Africa

Miriam manages the sales team at Equity Bank in Kenya. Previously, Miriam worked as sales director of Greenchar, a briquette manufacturing company. While working as an MEC sales team member, she reached more households with clean energy solutions than any other team member.

Miriam Njoroge
Sales Force Manager, Africa

Ankita is assisting in managing CDM project activities for MEC. She has 6 years of experience in research, policy advocacy, govt. liasioning, project implementation and multi-stakeholder engagement in clean energy space and waste management. During her past tenure, she was in the National Committee that formulated the draft National Policy on Mini Grids. Ankita has done her master’s in Natural Resource Management from TERI University.

Ankita Jena
Program Officer, Carbon Projects

Ashok is managing the sales team in southern India. Previously, he worked as senior manager with SELCO Solar Light Pvt. Ltd – a social enterprise that provides sustainable energy solutions to rural households in India.

Ashok Sadashivan
Sales Force Manager, India

Kamayani has a background in MSc. Carbon Management from The University of Edinburgh, UK. Her interests centre on Climate Change science and economics and environment management issues. She also has a MSc. in Resource Management having specialized in Environment Management and Sustainable Development. Her previous experiences have been in research and academia.

Kamayani Barshilia
Carbon Data Manager, India

Susan works on a variety of tasks with MEC's East Africa team, from processing sales data and reconciliations to helping manage deliveries and inventory. Previously Susan worked with Equity Group Foundation (EGF) as a data entry clerk, and before that she worked with microfinance institutions focused on women's empowerment.

Susan Mania
Data Specialist, Kenya

Johnson is the team driver for MEC headquarters in Mumbai. He is an integral part of the team at the office and in the field. John purchased water purifiers for his family after joining the MEC team, and thereafter became a clean energy advocate and product demonstrator.

Johnson Selvakumar
Driver & Product Demonstrator