Ms. Allison Archambault
President, EarthSpark International
Allison is president of EarthSpark International, a non-profit organization working to solve energy poverty. EarthSpark has built a town-sized, solar-powered smart grid in rural Haiti and has spun off a smart meter company, SparkMeter, which now serves microgrid operators in 22 countries. Allison previously worked on large-scale renewable energy siting and grid integration and with an early smart grid company combining distributed energy storage, solar PV, and energy management. She holds a B.A. (hons) from Tufts University and a Master of International Public Policy degree from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She is a National Geographic Explorer for her work in Haiti, and she is a member of the 2018 GSBI In-Residence Accelerator Cohort at the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship.