Bokar Ture is the Managing Director of Pan-African Lighting, a developer of renewable energy projects with a focus on deploying green mini-grid across Africa. He was previously the Chief Operating Officer of Solektra International and Akon Lighting Africa, providing affordable solar products to areas lacking electricity. He has also supported the Presidency of the Republic of Guinea on an ad hoc basis. Bokar has managed national and multinational infrastructure projects in several countries and was responsible for the African Development Bank’s energy portfolio in Nigeria as Senior Economist at the Bank. He holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia and an MSc from the London School of Economics.