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Malcolm Bricknell

International Liaison Manager

Malcolm Bricknell worked for many years at the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) where he was involved in structuring and managing financings of private sector developmental projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere. He has broad experience with energy projects, but has been increasingly involved with developmental initiatives linked to energy access and clean energy including social impact funds and minigrid projects for base of the pyramid social and economic development. Malcolm was also actively involved in developmental projects in the financial sector. These typically involved lines of credit channeling funds through established institutions to SMEs and micro entrepreneurs and supporting new institutions through founder equity investments such as for leasing companies, microfinance and housing finance companies aimed at deepening and broadening local capital markets.

In his earlier career Malcolm worked in corporate finance arranging and executing different types of debt and equity transactions particularly international bond issues. Malcolm has a degree in Government from the London School of Economics and a Masters of Business Administration from Manchester Business School. He is an International Liaison Manager for MECS mainly focusing on international development issues.