David Newman, Managing Director
David is an environmental lawyer with experience in environmental and energy law and policy.
He founded Endelea Energy in 2007 (under the original name Endelevu Energy).
Before moving to Kenya and founding Endelea, Mr. Newman practiced environmental law in the United States with the Natural Resources Defense Council, a leading environmental public interest organization.
Mr. Newman has also worked for the World Bank BioCarbon Fund on forests and climate change issues.
has published articles on renewable energy policy and biocarbon financing and is an expert in environmental law and policy, environmental impact analysis, and renewable energy.
also has experience in grassroots organizing and community mobilization.
Mr. Newman graduated from American University Law School (summa cum laude) and is a member in good standing of the Order of the Coif and the California and American Bar Associations.