Maura Lillis

Director - Multilateral & Bilateral Partnerships
  • Development

Maura Lillis is director of multilateral & bilateral partnerships at RMI. Working closely with RMI’s programmatic staff, Maura develops the internal and external relationships and operational expertise needed to secure government, bilateral, and multilateral partnerships.


Prior to joining RMI, Maura spent seven years in Indonesia working on climate change and renewable energy issues, where her clients included multilateral institutions, aid agencies, universities, and both international and grassroots NGOs. While consulting at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), she supported ADB’s $4 billion clean energy portfolio in Indonesia, including technical assistance grants to develop geothermal energy, carbon capture and storage, and rural energy access.

Maura has written or edited a number of reports on renewable energy, energy access, and gender, and secured several million dollars in funding from international institutions and philanthropy. She is fluent in French and Bahasa Indonesia.


BA, International Relations & French, Johns Hopkins University


Washington, DC