Aaron Leopold is Practical Action’s Global Energy Reprentative, responsible for leading policy engagement with global processes and partners relating to energy, and for coordinating advocacy work across Practical Action’s offices. Aaron is also Deputy Director: Global Advocacy with Power For All, a global campaign of private and civil society organisations pushing for universal energy access before 2030. Aaron also serves as on the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE).
Prior to Practical Action, Aaron was Director for Environment and Sustainable Development at the Global Governance Institute, which he co-founded. He also served as Team Leader and Editor for Sustainable Energy at the International Institute for Sustainable Development for four years, and has consulted for numerous international organizations and national governments on renewable energy policy.