The Team

Maame Boateng

Maame Boateng is an Associate at the Executive Office of the UN Special Representative and CEO for Sustainable Energy for All.

Maame is greatly passionate about advocating for the central role that youth should play in shaping the future sustainable development and energy transition agenda, and was part of the team that lead the first SEforALL Youth Summit earlier this year that brought over 2,000 youth participants from 134 countries to the table to inspire active participation in the achievement of SDG7 by 2030 and Net Zero by 2050.

Maame previously worked at the United Nations Global Compact, where her role encompassed supporting the mobilization of public-private partnerships in support of the 2030 Agenda.

Before moving to New York to join the UN, Maame spent her early career in South Africa as a lawyer dealing in climate justice matters in relation to displaced persons across the African continent.