Hyacinth Elayo is currently an energy policy analyst at ECREEE. He is responsible for the Centre’s Regional Renewable Energy Policy Programme which aims at the development of appropriate policy frameworks to promote renewable energy technologies and services in the ECOWAS Member States. He interned with the Energy Department of the ECOWAS Commission and was previously a business development analyst with Ecosse Global Energy Limited (EGEL), a privately owned company based in Scotland, providing solutions for the oil and gas industry, as well the renewable energy sector.
Hyacinth has over 10 years experience working in the energy and mining industries, government establishments, and civil society groups in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. His work has included research and analysis of long- range energy policy formulation, long-term programme strategies and recommendations aimed at combating poverty and providing affordable energy. Mr. Elayo holds an MA in International Relations from Lancaster University, United Kingdom, and an MSc in Energy Studies with specialisation in Energy Policy from the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), University of Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom.