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Feisal Hussain

Senior Director, Innovative Finance

Feisal Hussain is the Senior Director of Innovative Finance for the Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA). He leads CCA's efforts related to unlocking finance and investment for clean cooking, including from the emerging carbon and social impact markets.

Feisal Hussain is an institutional economist with over 30 years of international development experience, primarily on financial sector development. Prior to joining CCA, Feisal led a boutique consulting firm helping donors, philanthropic foundations and large management consultancies develop private sector development strategies and design innovation and blended finance structures. Earlier, he held key senior executive roles in UN agencies, international management consultancies and not-for-profit organizations, including as head of UKAid’s largest financial sector reform programme in Bangladesh, head of the UN Capital Development Fund in Asia and the Pacific, and head of ActionAid International’s global external affairs and partnerships division.

Feisal holds a Master’s degree from the University of Leeds. He now lives with his family and two cats in London.