Katie Hill is a Board Member of the Energy for Growth Hub, and an expert Partner and Associate Director at Boston Consulting Group, based in Nairobi, Kenya. She is a core member of the Green Ventures team, building and scaling climate-smart companies across Africa. She has spent over 15 years as an investor and operator in high-impact climate and technology companies. Katie specializes in decarbonization strategy and implementation for global companies; renewable energy economics and transactions; sustainable and impact investing; and digital economy and infrastructure.
Prior to BCG, Katie launched and led Apple’s Clean Energy Program to decarbonize Apple’s product manufacturing worldwide, enabling 3GW of new clean energy contracted for Apple production in less than 2 years, and co-leading Apple’s issuance of a $1.5 billion green bond. Most recently, Katie was Global Director for Business Operations at Liquid Intelligent Technologies (formerly Liquid Telecom), a pan-Africa digital infrastructure company. She started her career as a venture investor in emerging markets companies with Acumen, where she launched the energy portfolio and made some of the world’s first investments in off-grid energy companies. Katie is a BioLite board member, angel investor with Chalo Ventures, TED Fellow, and WEF “Young Global Leader”. She received her MBA and MS in Environmental Engineering from Stanford University.