Master of Arts - MA, Sustainability '20

Development Analyst

Leyline Renewable Capital

Allan is a North Carolina A&T State University and Wake Forest Univesity alumnus with a passion for sustainable energy. He is currently working as a Development Analyst at Leyline Renewable Capital.


Leyline Renewable Capital, LLC

Development Analyst

Jul 2020 – Present

• Aggregate and review solar PV, anaerobic digestion, energy storage, and other project information, including documents related to engineering and design, permitting, contracts and financial models, and report to the
team on identified risks or pass the document on to a subject matter expert for detailed review
• Prepare technical risk assessments based on my own input as well as subject matter expert review of project documentation to assist the technical services team and the managing director responsible for the investment in making final risk assessments on the projects
• Track external consultant deliverables, progress and budget.
• Work with the asset management team to onboard deals into Leyline’s document and data management system upon closing
• Work with the asset management team to deploy technical expertise on existing investments
• Work with the development services team to manage and track development progress on projects where Leyline is completing development in-house
• Work to build and maintain directories of key industry contacts to support the development of Leyline’s
• Build and maintain technical analysis tools used across Leyline teams
• Maintain and develop internal geospatial datasets

Wake Forest University Part-time

Research Assistant

Jan 2020 – Jul 2020

Collecting data, conducting interviews, and analyzing information pertinent to sustainable cotton programs in the United States. We aim to understand how to catalyze more growers to produce sustainable cotton and make those products more accessible to brands and retailers

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Part-time

Teaching Assistant

Aug 2018 – May 2019

Supported our professors of College Physics courses and by assisting in setting up and carrying out lab experiments, test proctoring, and grading.

North Carolina State University, FREEDM Systems Center Part-time

Undergraduate Research Assistant

May 2013 – Aug 2016

During my time at FREEDM Systems Center, I learned about power systems engineering by working on various research projects related but not limited to; solar-powered electric vehicle charging stations, Hardware in the Loop testing interface for power inverters, Direct Current microgrids, energy-efficient lighting, Smart Grid feasibility studies and economic analysis of transactive energy.


Wake Forest University

Master of Arts - MA, Sustainability

2019 – 2020

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Bachelor’s Degree, Physics

2017 – 2019

Wake Technical Community College

Associate’s Degree, Engineering

2013 – 2016

Member of Pathways 3MP

Member of Engineering Club