Ify Malo is the CEO of Clean Tech Hub and Energy Innovation Center, Abuja. She was the immediate past Senior Policy Adviser on Energy Policies, Regulations and Partnerships to the Honorable Minister of Power in Nigeria and advised and managed the policy direction for large scale grid connected and off grid power projects. She has solid credentials with building, cultivating and driving public private partnerships for project delivery and implementation. She has held similar senior advisory portfolios with the Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission. Her prior work experience includes - special assistant to the Minister of Finance in Nigeria; a Counsel at Ashoka, Office of West Africa: Deputy head intellectual property at the firm of George Ikoli and Okagbue; Senior manager at the Negotiation and Conflict Management Group: Associate at the Boston Public Health Commission; Adjunct professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston and a consultant at the Boston based Global Biotechnology firm - Genzyme Corporation. At Genzyme Corporation she successfully developed strategic documents used in expanding the firm’s Global Market Access. Malo’s focus area lies with Global Policy; Project Design and Strategy. She has built up vast experience in Public Finance Systems; Project Management; Performance Monitoring; Deal Design and in Mainstreaming Gender and Civil Society issues. Malo is a qualified attorney with has other graduate advanced degrees in Law, Business and Public Policy. She also sits on several executive and non-profit boards in Nigeria.