A little more about us

Born in 2012, RES4Africa (Renewable Energy Solutions for Africa) is a Foundation that works in support of Africa’s just energy transition in order to achieve the SDG7, ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. It functions as a bridge between Europe and Africa: gathering a network of members from all over the clean energy sector from both continents and high-level international partnerships, we ensure constant dialogue between the most relevant energy stakeholders willing to mobilise investments in clean energy technologies.
100 +
Partnerships World-wide
1400 +
People Trained
30 +
Countries
30 +
Published Studies
Our Pillars
Advocate
for the opportunities and benefits of clean energy investments in order to become the backbone of a prosperous Africa
Analyse
solutions to expand energy access and mobilise clean energy investments to inform evidence-based decision-making towards the achievement of SDG7
Train
individuals and institutions to build the human capital necessary for leading the sustainable transformation of Africa’s electricity sectors
Support
the adoption of sustainable solutions to answer to Africa’s electricity needs

Our Values

  • Thanks to its nature and activities, RES4Africa brings unique value added:
  • A transparent and honest broker to build dialogue between private and public actors in Europe and Africa;
  • A think-tank channelling the experiences of the leading clean energy technology industry to promote the sustainable transformation of Africa’s electricity sector;
  • An independent connecting platform for cooperation among the energy industry, development organisations, and energy stakeholders in Europe and in Africa;
  • A flexible, adaptive, and responsive organisation to support African stakeholders’ needs.
Read More

Vision

Africa is a continent in continuous transformation, with a sustained economic and population growth, a fast-paced urbanization and a young generation of talents who is leading its business revolution. This transformation requires energy and will require it even more in the next decades.

Mission

We work towards creating favourable conditions for scaling up investments in clean energy technologies to accelerate Africa’s just energy transition and transformation.

Meet our Team

Professionalism, inclusiveness, transparency: these are some core values of RES4Africa and of the people who are part of it. Our team is made up of professionals from the energy sector with different backgrounds, including engineers, economists, communication and cooperation experts, who every day put their skills and commitment at the service of a single purpose: to guarantee access to energy for all the African continent
Roberto Vigotti
Secretary General
Team Member
Federico Pelliccia
Financial Officer
Team Member
Giuliana Griffi
Head of Operation and Quality Control
Team Member
Yasmina Sbihi
Head of International Partnerships
Team Member
Silvia D'Ovidio
Head of Strategy & Institutional Relations
Team Member
Sara Pochesci
Strategy, Governance and Institutional Relations Intern
Team Member
Carlo Cecchetti
Head of Communication and Innovation
Team Member
Adriana Rosario
Communications Officer
Team Member
Olivia Origlia
Communications Officer
Team Member
Assia Bellaroto
Head of Events
Team Member
Martina Serao
International Partnerships Officer
Team Member
Cristiana Lisi
Senior Policy Officer, Policy and Regulations
Team Member
Luca Traini
Head of East, West & Central Africa and Access to Energy
Team Member
Daniele Guzzo
Access to Energy Manager
Team Member
Giovanni Formicola
Energy Analyst
Team Member
Paolo Crutone
Head of RES4MED
Team Member
Rima Jreich
Senior Policy and Regulatory Officer
Team Member
Camellia Mahjoubi
MENA region analyst
Team Member
Marianna Petrosillo
Head of South Africa
Team Member
Iarina Ciceu
Energy Analyst
Team Member
Lorenzo Vilona
Energy Analyst
Team Member
Fabrizio Bonemazzi
Head of Training and Capacity Building
Team Member
Flavia Pezzano
Head of Governance and Executive School Programme Manager
Team Member
Africa is a continent in continuous transformation, with a sustained economic and population growth, a fast-paced urbanization and a young generation of talents who is leading its business revolution. This transformation requires energy and will require it even more in the next decades.
Subscribe to our newsletter
We care about the protection of your data. We’ll never share your details.
CONTACTS T +39 06 8552236 F +39 06 85832954
E-MAIL info@res4africa.org
ADDRESS Via Ticino 14 00198, Rome - Italy
2023 - COPYRIGHT, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, RES4AFRICA
magnifiercrossmenu