Charlie Miller

Head of Policy at SolarAid

Charlie Miller is Head of Policy at SolarAid. He advises governments, aid agencies, foundations and investors on policy, grantmaking and investment in the off-grid energy space. As co-chair of the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association’s Policy Working Group, Charlie has been integral to efforts to shape policy and attract investment to the sector since 2012. He has co-authored a series of industry positions on topics such as the use of public funding, subsidies, tariffs and free light giveaways. He helped to attract over $100 million to the industry in 2014, speaking at investor engagement events in London and Zurich. Charlie previously worked for a range of leading development agencies on issues such as livelihoods, health, education and governance. He holds a Masters in Conflict, Governance and Development from the University of York.