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Dan Marks

Power editor

Dan is the power editor for African Energy and African Energy Live Data. He covers sub-Saharan Africa with a focus on renewable energy, IPP procurement, off-grid, project finance, market structure issues, and development finance. For Live Data, he oversees data collection and web development. 

Dan has worked with African Energy's consultancy team. Notable projects include the baseline, first and second ‘Monitoring progress in the Africa-EU Energy Partnership’ reports and a planning, advisory and supervisory role in the preparation of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa's 2012 annual report, Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa.

Dan graduated with a BSc in economics and physics from the University of Durham in 2010 and with a MA in international relations in the Middle East from the same institution in 2011. Between 2013 and 2015 he undertook a Master Recherche in economics at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne.


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