Speakers

Chris Troy, R.

Transaction Liaison

About

Chris Troy serves as the hydro-power technology lead for Power Africa, and also works on the financial solutions team.  He joined Power Africa in 2014 and enjoys the stability after being with an iOS app start-up that no longer exists. Chris started his career as an R&D engineer working on marine gen-set diesel engines in Denmark, and then spent several years in Silicon Valley helping to create the world’s most advanced hard drives in the data-storage sector.  After business school, Chris worked as an investment banker helping clients raise capital, and execute mergers and acquisitions, and create structured financial products. Chris studied mechanical engineering at the University of Maryland, and received his MBA from MIT-Sloan.  He enjoys mountain biking, coaching soccer, weight lifting, kayaking, running, and was on the winning team aboard the Columbia for the 2012 12 Meter Classics North American sailing championships.
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