Richard Scotney is the Energy Access Manager for ENEA Consulting, where he has worked extensively on clean cooking (LPG, household biogas, and clean cookstoves) and off-grid solar solutions (mini-grids, solar home systems, and commerce and industry). He has led projects for clients that include the International Finance Corporation, the Agence Française de Developpement, CDC Group, EDF, and TOTAL. Previously, Richard managed an off-grid solar enterprise in Kenya, Microenergy Credits, selling household solar systems and clean cookstoves through financial institutions. Richard began his career at Climate Bridge, working on clean energy projects ranging from off-grid solar home systems in Ethiopia to biogas in Western China. Richard has also worked for UN Environment, working with developing country governments from Burkina Faso to Mongolia on their national, green energy strategies. Richard has a Master’s degree from the University of Oxford, where he majored in Economics and Chinese. He also studied at Peking University, Sciences-Po Paris, and Warwick University. Richard is British, and speaks fluent French and Mandarin Chinese.