Wale Aboyade

Director, Government Enablement

Dr Wale Aboyade is the Director for Government Enablement at the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP) where he is responsible for ensuring GEAPP’s investments lead to high impact and sustainable outcomes for our government partners. He has more than 18 years post-graduate experience developing and implementing clean energy and infrastructure projects from various perspectives; as project engineer, consultant, academic, project developer, and more recently as donor and investor.

Before joining GEAPP, Wale led USAID’s energy and infrastructure portfolio for southern Africa countries where he responsibe for deploying and managing more $100 million in development assistance towards energy sector reform and scaling of energy and water infrastructure projects.

Wale has a honour’s degree in Civil Engineering from Nigeria, a master’s degree in Environmental and Sustainability Science from Lund University, Sweden, and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Stellenbosch University, South Africa.