Richard "Dick" Edwards recently joined ACE Partners as a Senior Partner. He specializes in advisory assignments covering, development, environment, and energy, working with clients including the Asian Development Bank and U.S.-based corporations. He currently serves as the International Green Financing Specialist for an ADB agri-business infrastructure development project in the Philippines and provides strategic advisory and business development services to private-sector companies.
Dick has thirty-five years' experience as a consultant, Foreign Service Officer, and NGO leader specializing in the design, implementation and evaluation of major international development programs in marine aquaculture and conservation, clean energy, power sector reform, green buildings, climate change, disaster risk reduction, natural resources management and conservation finance.
He is highly skilled in leading complex, multi-disciplined teams in the public and private sectors to address energy and environmental challenges worldwide. His expertise includes energy efficiency, renewable energy, clean energy finance, program design and management, business development and technical writing, donor coordination and public diplomacy.