UpEnergy Group

Matt Evans

Chairperson And Co-Founder

Matt advises clients on impact investment fund structure, carbon finance project structure, organizational growth and governance, and a range of market assessment challenges.

Previously he served as Director of Business Development and then Managing Director of Impact Carbon where he led operations and a consulting practice. He developed new impact investment products and launched a UV water treatment retail and finance business.

In 2010 Matt led the founding team of UpEnergy Group, a company that was named one of Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative Companies in Africa in 2014.

Matt has worked in product management at Sunpower, with social enterprises in the NESsT venture fund and at Ashoka, and has developed climate models at Stanford’s Center for Environmental Science and Policy. Matt serves on several boards and holds an MBA from Haas – Berkeley and a BA in Economics from Stanford.