We are a small team combining unique experience in energy access, sustainable agriculture, and climate policy.
Los Angeles, US
Rahul Barua is a researcher and consultant with nearly a decade of experience in clean energy access and impact investments in frontier markets. He advises off-grid, mini-grid, and clean cooking programming at the African Development Bank and is a co-founder of the EnAccess Foundation. Prior to founding Amanhã, Rahul researched energy access and business model innovation at the Institute for Environmental Studies (VU University Amsterdam), incubated clean cooking and sustainable agriculture ventures in Mozambique and East Africa with CleanStar Ventures, and supported seed stage investments in energy access ventures with Factor[e]. Rahul began his career as a Sales and Marketing Engineer with Intel.
Rahul holds a BS in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MSc in Carbon Management from the University of Edinburgh Business School.
Santiago de Chile
Cristián is an independent researcher and adviser in climate finance. He has advised public and private organizations - including AILAC, GIZ, Enclude, E3G, NL Agency, and ONF Andina - on low carbon development, climate mitigation, and climate adaptation strategies. Cristián spent six years originating, developing, and negotiating Clean Development Mechanism projects in Latin America with the Carbon Management Consulting Group, and began his career as a Researcher with the National Center for the Environment in Chile.
Cristián holds a BS in Civil Engineering and an Academic Certificate in Sociology from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (PUC), as well as an MSc in Environment and Resource Management from the Institute for Environmental Studies at VU University Amsterdam.
Camille André-Bataille is the CEO of EOSOL Madagascar, a leading developer of rural electrification and commercial & industrial solar PV projects in Madagascar. Based in Antananarivo since 2013, Camille has advised the incubation of an off-grid solar social enterprise, developed a pipeline of small hydro and solar PV investments, and delivered inclusive business consultancies in energy access and sustainable agriculture. Camille previously worked as an Energy Economist with GDF SUEZ Futures Energies and began her career as an Auditor with Ernst & Young.
Camille holds a BSc in Fundamental Sciences from Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris, an MSc in Engineering, Environment and International Development from AgroParisTech, and a joint MSc in Energy Trading and Low Carbon Project Development.
Vikalp Sabhlok is a Green Investments Lead with the Global Green Growth Institute in Jakarata with nearly ten years of experience in impact venture development and blended finance projects throughout East Africa, India, and Southeast Asia. As a consultant, Vikalp has led primary market analyses, business and strategy development, and financial structuring activities for several impact investment initiatives, and previously incubated agriculture and energy ventures in East Africa with CleanStar Ventures. Vikalp began his career as a Sales and Marketing Engineer with Bharat Petroleum.
Vikalp holds an MS in Management Sciences from MIT, an MBA from ISB Hyderabad, and a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Delhi.