Maurice Pigaht is a consultant on renewable energy, development aid, small business development, and a partner in two energy business start-ups. His consultancy work focuses on energy policy and small business promotion. Major clients include the World Bank, GIZ and BTC. His work has focused upon developing renewable energy sectors in East African countries through public-private partnerships, partial subsidy schemes and improved public policy.
From 2006 to 2009 he coordinated a GIZ project for the development of micro-hydro power companies in Rwanda.
This involved establishing a cooperation framework between GIZ as a donor, the banking sector as a debt provider, the national utility as a major client, national ministries and regulatory agencies. Prior to this position, he worked as a consultant on renewable energy policy and market development in South Africa and Germany.
Maurice Pigaht holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College and a Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration