Drew Corbyn

Pico Solar Product Market Manager for DfID’s Business Innovation Facility in Malawi

Drew Corbyn works for Practical Action Consulting and is currently based in Malawi. His expertise lies with rural electrification technologies, favouring market system and private sector development approaches.

Drew is the Pico Solar Product Market Manager for DfID’s Business Innovation Facility in Malawi. The programme aims to catalyse the Pico Solar Product market though providing consultancy support to businesses and contributing to improvements in the enabling environment. He is also a Director of MEGA, a Malawian mini-grid social enterprise aiming to demonstrate the commercial viability of mini-grid electricity supply and the possible transformative effects for rural communities.

His seminal work includes consulting projects for Lighting Africa and EUEI-PDF, supporting the World Bank to develop the SE4All Global Tracking Framework, and publication of the Poor People’s Energy Outlook series. He has worked across Asia, Africa and in the UK.