Power Africa Country Manager, East Africa
Katrien Hinderdael is the Power Africa Country Manager for East Africa at the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA). In this role, she is responsible for business development, project preparation and evaluation, and supervision of USTDA’s energy activities in East Africa. She is also a member of the agency's Renewable Energy Sector Team and Smart Grid Sector Team. Before joining as a Country Manager, Ms. Hinderdael was a Research Analyst supporting the Sub-Saharan Africa team at USTDA.
Prior to USTDA, Ms. Hinderdael worked as a Graduate Fellow for the Africa Team at McLarty Associates, a strategic advisory firm, and a Research Assistant at The Enough Project, a non-profit organization focused on the prevention of genocide and crimes against humanity in Central Africa.
She holds an MA from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a BA from the University of Virginia.