Matthew S. Mendis

Matthew S. Mendis, managing director of the Chemonics Energy Group, is a clean energy, environment, and finance expert with more than 35 years of experience in more than 45 developing countries. Initially, Mendis spent 10 years of his career at the World Bank, pioneering innovative financing mechanisms for small-scale energy efficiency and renewable energy initiatives before founding Alternative Energy, Development, Inc. — later merging with International Resources Group — where he was corporate vice president for the energy and environmental management division.