Amer Barghouth specializes in clean energy finance and has multidisciplinary experience in clean technology, sustainable energy, entrepreneurship, private sector engagement, access to finance, international cooperation and market research and analysis.
He is currently managing the Power Africa Off-grid Project, which aims to create 6 million off-grid connections by 2022. Mr. Barghouth and his team are working with private companies to improve business operations and scale up sustainable business models for rural off-grid electrification in over 11 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
Mr. Barghouth has also served as deputy team leader and technical manager for the $17M Canadian-funded Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED) project in Jordan. His responsibilities included overseeing engineers and other specialists developing solar solutions, capacity development professionals establishing training programs, and procurement of sustainable energy equipment.
Mr. Barghouth has lived, studied and worked in countries around the world, and is fluent in English and Arabic and has a working knowledge of Spanish.