Senior Engineer, CROSSBOUNDARY ENERGY
Richard Stanford is based in CrossBoundary’s Nairobi office, where he provides technical support to the firm’s investment platform, CrossBoundary Energy. He is responsible for providing technical due diligence, pre-feasibility and feasibility assessments, design oversight, contractor management, and general technical support on behalf of CrossBoundary Energy. Richard holds an Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stellenbosch University in South Africa. Before joining CrossBoundary, Richard was the Ugandan Country Manager for Cambridge Clean Energy responsible for development, implementation and operational management of power projects as well as general management of the Ugandan office. Prior to moving to Uganda, Richard worked for Arup Engineering Consultants in South Africa providing technical advisory services for utility and commercial scale solar projects. Richard has more than 7 years experience in African renewable energy and has worked on projects in South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda and Chad. During this time Richard was also part of the South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) Rooftop PV Subcommittee and contributed to the South African Solar Energy Technology Roadmap (SETRM) as a technical specialist contributor for PV.