Samuel Martin

Policy development expert

Africa Regional Director


A partner of Marge since 2017, Samuel Martin has more than 16 years of professional experience in promoting renewable energy, energy access and energy efficiency. As a specialist in rural electrification and wood energy, particularly in policy development, he has worked on 3 continents (Africa, Asia and South America) for consulting firms, NGOs, research centers and the United Nations. In this context, he prepared and managed the implementation of projects aiming at improving energy access for the poor. In recent years he has also been actively involved in energy efficiency projects in the industrial sector, especially in the tea sector. Samuel has lived in developing countries in Asia and Africa since 2003 and is currently based in Malawi.
Master in Mechanical Engineering (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne) and Specialisation Certificate in Technology and Sustainable Development (Indian Institute of Technology in Madras - IITM).