Board of Directors, Energy for Growth Hub
Areas of ExpertiseImpact Investing, Infrastructure Finance
Sheila Herrling is a Board member (formerly Chair of the Board) for the Energy for Growth Hub, and an independent strategic advisor on entrepreneurship, results-based philanthropy, USG policy, and organizational governance. Previously, Sheila was a Senior Fellow for Social Impact and Innovation at the Beeck Center, the Senior Vice President for Social Innovation at the Case Foundation, Vice President of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a senior policy director at CGD, and served in senior positions at the U.S. Treasury. She has more than 20 years of experience in international development and U.S. foreign policy, focused on aid innovation and effectiveness, monitoring and evaluation, and economic analysis.
Op-Eds & Articles
SSIR: Scaling Power for Global Prosperity
By Todd Moss, Sheila Herrling
More than a billion people worldwide live without access to basic electricity: One in every six people on Earth doesn’t have enough energy at home for indoor lighting or even to charge a mobile phone. But as appalling as that figure is, it has misled policy-makers, nonprofits, and funders about the true extent of global energy poverty.