Steven Hunt

Energy Advisor at the UK Department for International Development

Steven Hunt is an Energy Advisor at the UK Department for International Development and is Deputy Team Leader of the Sustainable Energy Team. He has been working on clean energy access issues for more than 10 years including 6 years at Practical Action Consulting, where he led the team who produced the first Poor People’s Energy Outlook. At DFID he has led the development of Results-Based Financing for Low Carbon Energy Access (RBF) and Green Mini-Grids Africa, amongst other policy and programme initiatives. He is currently Senior Technical Advisor to the Energy Africa campaign which seeks to support household solar market acceleration in Africa. He has degrees in engineering and design from Glasgow, Groningen and Cambridge and started his career in product design consultancy at The Technology Partnership (TTP).