Monica Maduekwe is a Resource Mobilisation Specialist at ECREEE. She has a rich experience in developing regional policies, regulatory and institutional reform instruments for renewable energy, energy efficiency and gender mainstreaming. At ECREEE, she has served as regional coordinator for the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Strategic Program for West Africa (SPWA) and the ECOWAS Programme on Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access (ECOW-GEN), which she created. Furthermore, she has developed projects directed at creating investment opportunities for women entrepreneurs in the sustainable energy sector.
One of this is the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) / Private Finance Advisory Network (PFAN) supported project that provides technical assistance for West African women entrepreneurs seeking investment of up to USD 50 Million and the African Development Bank (AfDB) supported project which seeks to produce a pipeline of investment-ready women-led energy projects through feasibility studies. She has served as an Ambassador and Mentor in the Women in Renewable Energy (WIRE) Network of the Clinton Climate Initiative. She has an MSc. in Energy Studies with specialisation in Energy and the Environment, from University of Dundee, Scotland, and a Certificate in Politics from University of Oxford