Head of Energy Access, CrossBoundary
Gabriel is Head of Energy Access for The CrossBoundary Group. At CrossBoundary Gabriel oversees CrossBoundary Energy Access (CBEA), Africa’s first project finance facility for mini-grids, and the Innovation Lab, an R&D platform that tests business model innovations for mini-grids in Africa. Prior to CrossBoundary, Gabriel worked as an Associate at Augusta & Co., a London-based investment firm focused on renewable energy, where he was part of the investment banking team. At Augusta & Co., Gabriel advised developers, utilities, and institutional investors on placing capital into over 2GW of renewable energy projects and businesses across Europe, and in originating and structuring corporate PPAs. Prior to that, he worked for the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change, advising the UK Government on energy policy. His work on the off-grid sector in Sub-Saharan Africa has been published in the Financial Times’ ‘This is Africa’, the Brookings Institution, Nature Energy, and Greentech Media. Gabriel has a Master of Arts in Physics & Philosophy from the University of Oxford.