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Lindsay Umalla

Senior Portfolio Manager, Market Strengthening

Lindsay is a Senior Portfolio Manager on the Market Strengthening team at CCA. In this role she will be managing a portfolio of companies and partners and supporting market ecosystem projects within the Venture Catalyst program. The VC program provides enterprise-level support to companies across the clean cooking value chain with the aim of enabling impact and financial returns at scale and driving more private sector investment into the sector. Lindsay brings thirteen years of strategy and operations experience in the social enterprise and non-profit space to the CCA team. She has worked across a variety of sectors including energy access, agriculture, and education. Lindsay has spent the last four years consulting in the energy access space, working with the World Bank, Catalyst Off-Grid Advisors, and VentureBuilder with a variety of clients across Sub-Saharan Africa. Lindsay holds a BA and MA from Stanford University. She is based in Nairobi, Kenya.