Antoine Faye

Antoine Faye is an independent consultant with proven expertise in analyzing public policies oriented towards the economics of climate change while specializing in issues relating to the financing of increased access to energy through successful deployment and planned renewable energies in sub-Saharan Africa. Indeed, after an academic stay in the United States within both, the interdisciplinary program of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and also at the School of Public and International Affairs -SIPAof Columbia University in New York, Antoine had returned home in Senegal in 2011 to be an advisor to the former ministry of renewable energies. During such tenure, he has helped that department to tackle with much more rigor the opportunities open to it, and that global concerns regarding the fight against climate change has had, both multilaterally and bilaterally, put in place through a series of initiatives and funding mechanisms. Thereafter, Antoine used his professional skills to offer consulting services to organizations, institutions, and governments. As such, he is currently the Country Coordinator for Senegal, the Gambia, and Guinea for the Private Financing Advisory Network-PFAN. Previously to that, Antoine was successively, the renewable energy financing expert of the project Climate Economic Analysis for Development, Investment & Resilience- CEADIR of USAID, the Regional Coordinator for West Africa of the Regional Initiative for Investments in Clean Energy (RCEII I; and the Chief Resilience Officer -CRO of the city of Dakar after the admission of the city to the 100 resilient cities initiated by the Rockefeller Foundation.