Toby Couture is Director of Renewable Energy at IFOK GmbH, an international consultancy with offices in Berlin, Brussels, Bensheim, Munich and Boston. He works on the environmental, economic and financial aspects of energy markets and is responsible for a new division at the company focusing on renewable energy policy, strategy, finance, and sustainability worldwide. He is currently based in Berlin.
Toby is the lead author of a number of influential reports on renewable energy policy in both developed and developing countries, including research on both on-grid as well as island and remote area systems. He has advised over a dozen governments around the world on their energy strategies and worked with private clients on renewable energy finance, investment and market development. He is a recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship, has a Master’s degree in Environmental Policy from the University of Moncton in Canada, as well as an MSc. in Financial and Commercial Regulation from the London School of Economics in the UK.