Rachel Friedman

RE expe​rt specialized in finance and private sector development


Based in Rwanda, Rachel Friedman is a renewable energy expert, specialized in finance and private sector development. Rachel has more than a decade of experience working with the private sector, development partners and government institutions. Before joining MARGE, at the beginning of 2019, she worked as a Transaction Advisor for Rwanda and Burundi under USAID’s Power Africa initiative. Rachel also worked for DFID’s ELAN RDC to bring renewable energy goods to market in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Previously, she was the Chief Financial Officer of a solar energy company based in Rwanda for four years.