Regional Coordinator, Latin America & the Caribbean
Patrick D’Addario is President and a founding Director of the Fiorello H. LaGuardia Foundation (LGF), an original member of the PFAN network. LGF’s mission is to continue the legacy of Mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia as an international humanitarian and to perpetuate his vision for one world. LGF programs foster community-based development and technology transfer, including sustainable agriculture and improved access to water, renewable energy infrastructure, as well as health, education and academic exchange.
Holder of an MPA from the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and a graduate of St. John’s College (Annapolis, MD), Patrick has had more than 40 years of experience in energy efficiency and renewable energy project identification and preparation, finance, and commercialization. In addition to having served PFAN as Strategic Advisor for the Americas, as a project evaluator and coach, he serves as an expert for The EU Department of International Partnerships (INTPA) advising on clean energy project development and finance, primarily in Africa.
He has worked on clean energy projects for philanthropic, private, and multilateral development entities in Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, and Nigeria, and in an additional 25 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.