UCL Institute for Global Prosperity


Raising community finance to repower London

04 November 2021, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

Rethinking how we finance prosperity

The IGP welcomes Afsheen Kabir Rashid (Repowering) for a Soundbite

This event is free.

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Institute for Global Prosperity

The Speaker: 

Afsheen Kabir Rashid MBE is Co-Founder, Director and CEO of Repowering.

Afsheen is also the chair of Community Energy England and a trustee on the board of Friends of the Earth. Prior to founding Repowering she was a senior policy advisor at the Department of Energy and Climate Change. She is a community energy specialist with more than 10 years experience working in the sector at local and national levels, including spearheading Lambeth council’s community energy programme. She has a MA in Geography and MEnv in Environment, Science and Society as well as an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Essex. In 2016 Afsheen was awarded an MBE for her work delivering renewable energy to deprived London communities and, in 2018, she won the Regen Clean Energy Pioneer award.