Andrew Reicher

Energy access and renewable energy investor/adviser

Andrew Reicher, Energy access and renewable energy investor/adviser, with wide interests across business angel investment in early-stage African energy access and large scale renewable energy projects in Africa and Asia, with networks in business, finance, government and DFI circles.

Investment committee member of:

  • Berkeley Energy’s Africa Renewable Energy Fund and Renewable Energy Asia Fund
  • Energy Access Ventures Fund (sponsored by Schneider Electric)
  • Catalyst Principal Partners, Kenya

From 1977 – 2011, career in investment banking, private equity investment and development finance:

  • 2009 – 2011, headed PIDG secretariat, multi-donor organisation promoting private infrastructure investment in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia
  • 1999 – 2009, Chief Investment Officer and Infrastructure Head, CDC/Actis (also CEO, Globeleq power company)
  • Before CDC, from 1977 – 1999, Citibank/Citicorp, Botts & Co and Credit Suisse

Educated Cambridge University and University of Pennsylvania, in development economics.

Lives in London, married with four adult children. UK citizen.