We are a small team combining unique experience in clean energy access, blended finance, 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. Prior to founding Amanhã, Rahul researched energy access business models at the Institute for Environmental Studies (VU University Amsterdam), incubated clean cooking and sustainable agriculture business models in Mozambique and East Africa with CleanStar Ventures, and supported seed stage investments in energy access ventures with Factor[e]. He has contributed to over USD 400 million of sovereign and non-sovereign transactions in the off-grid and mini-grid sectors as a consultant with the African Development Bank, and is a co-founder and board member of the EnAccess Foundation. Rahul began his career as a Sales and Marketing Engineer with Intel Corporation.
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 policy and climate finance. He has assisted public and private organizations - including AILAC, GIZ, Enclude, E3G, NL Agency, and ONF Andina - in creating low carbon development, climate mitigation, and climate adaptation strategies. Prior to his work climate policy, Cristián spent six years originating, developing, and negotiating Clean Development Mechanism projects in Latin America with the Carbon Management Consulting Group. He 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 clean energy and sustainable agriculture. Prior to her work in Madagascar, Camille was 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 a decade of experience in impact venture development and blended finance initiatives throughout East Africa, India, and Southeast Asia. As a consultant, Vikalp has led primary market analyses, business and strategy development, and transaction structuring activities, 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.