Audrey Desiderato is the Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer
at SunFunder, the leading specialist debt financing partner for solar
companies in Africa. Based in Nairobi, Audrey oversees the investments
and partnerships teams to ensure the organisation meets its commercial
and impact strategies. She also leads talent development and serves
on SunFunder’s Board. Prior to SunFunder, Audrey modelled clean energy
projects in the U.S., and performed research in the agriculture-energy
nexus and forestry sectors.
SunFunder provides innovative debt financing for solar enterprises working
in emerging and frontier markets and collaborates with major debt fund
investors around the world to unlock capital for solar energy projects.
To date, SunFunder has unlocked over USD 150 million in capital for solar,
working with global investment institutions such as DFC, Swedfund, Bank
of America and Calvert Impact Capital.