Alex Thier

Alex Thier is the founder of Triple Helix, a US-based consultancy firm that aims to increase access to off-grid, renewable energy in developing countries, and the editor of The Future of Afghanistan (2009). A former executive director of the Overseas Development Institute in London, he was also a senior US official in various capacities involving Afghanistan and Pakistan during the Obama administration. (September 2019)


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