ACEF Speaker

Mariah Brenda Valerio

Philippines Country Manager,
New Energy Nexus

Brenda brings more than 9 years of experience in entrepreneurship and innovation. She is currently the Philippines country manager for New Energy Nexus, a global non-profit organization that is committed to building equity in the global clean energy economy through innovation and entrepreneurship. Together with her team, they have numerous programs for ecosystem building and entrepreneur support with the goal to accelerate the rate of energy transition in the country. Prior to joining New Energy Nexus, Brenda has been working with over 200 entrepreneurs through the Philippines’ largest tech startup accelerator. She has a bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship from the Philippines.


  • Session 1.4: Accelerating Energy Transition through Women Empowerment and Entrepreneurship