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Conference, Expo & Talk Shows

APTAK Conference & Awards Programme

Bring all the pension teams together for the conference and awards programme

Kenya Petroleum Outlets Conference

Brought together all the players in the Petroleum sector to discuss transition and opportunity that are available

Smart Meter Conference 2021

Brought together all the players in the Smart metering process across the region

Africa Infrastructure Conference - 2016

We were in-charge of inviting stakeholders, conference programme management, and speaker. We successfully coordinated the participation of four Kenyan Principal Secretaries in the forum which was a big feat for the infrastructure teams showcasing my ability to pull countries’ leadership together.

The High-Level Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

As Conveners of FGM to STEM programme, we initiated a partnership with UNFPA, AMREF & KEPSA to have a pre-conference breakfast in preparation for the above conference. We brought together leadership across the energy sector to see how to fight FGM through deployment of Renewable energy sources.

4th International Exhibition for Water, Electricity, Renewable Energy and Power Technologies

Being the lead consultant for the Conference and mobilizer of business networking sessions, we mobilized the energy and water sectors players in partnership with one of the key note speakers and the Egyptian Promotional Office.  We also coordinated the official Dinner for the event at Movenpick Hotel.

Kenya Association of Manufacturers CEOs forum 2018

Moderated and Mobilized CEOs in the energy sector and renewable space to attend the Conference and coordinated the running of the conference.

Delegation to Ghana

Mobilized the first trade delegation to Ghana we had over 90 Business people. 2000 delegates visited our stand plus the President of Ghana in partnership with Ghana Investment Promotion Center

2015

Kenya – Nordic Green Hub summit

In charge of preparation, moderating and bringing on speakers and stakeholders to the conference, where the Nordic countries were invited and exhibited.

Norwegian Delegation

We have hosted a Norwegian delegation in Kenya. Invited local business leaders and CEOs  and moderated their session on behalf of the Embassy

E-Mobility Conference in Partnership with Association of Professional Engineers of East Africa

We Conceptualized, Organized and managed the whole programme

The premier conference seeking opportunities for E- mobility in Africa encountered a lot of interest from counties as a revenue stream. I am one of the leaders pushing for better laws to allow full investment in the E-mobility sector. The conference won an international award at AEEE forum.

Power Africa Virtual Conference

Organized and assembled the key leaders in the sector for the function virtual conference held to rally energy sector players in the region.

Talk-shows

Quarterly debates that have helped unlock opportunities and complex issues in the energy space. We bring together experts, Key CEOs in banking, Finance, the energy sector and communities to discuss thorny issues affecting the sector. We are on the series 13. The ‘Great Energy Debates’ aided to unlock the Nairobi-Mombasa transmission line that had stalled for five years. The forum was the Launchpad for the Energy magazine, climate change discussion at the county level and Advocacy programme for women empowerment in the energy sector.

We have had discussion on the

  • Energy Act 2022
  • The LAPPSSET project
  • Financing in the energy sector
  • The Rising cost of compensation in the energy sector

Leadership & Advocacy

KEPSA Board Member

A member of KEPSA sitting in various boards as shown and we have been involved in policy advocacy in the following areas:

  • Enactment of the Energy bill and its regulations
  • East Africa community regulations for trade
  • Council member of Agriculture Sector Network (Private Sector association for Agriculture Sector.
  • Chair of Board Diversity group.
Council of Governors

Under KEPSA we have met continuously with Council of Governors and county leadership in driving the Climate change agenda

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Partnerships

Stakeholder engagement at county level and involved in Data collection during the pilot stage to help develop a proposal for funding

Epicenter Africa

Epicenter Africa is a leading renewable energy and water solutions company offering renewable energy solutions. As a Board Chair and Head of Strategy and Marketing committee we delivered the most innovative Solar water pumping campaign ‘Kilimo Solar Turudi shambani’ objectives and opened offices in South Sudan and Kampala in the last Two  years.

Lorenz

Enhanced strong partnership with key partners who include Lorenz (World largest solar pump manufacturer from Germany) and Grundfos from Denmark. We have organized joint workshops with Key stakeholders to penetrate and sell in the Market.

Kitui Government

Inked the First Partnership with County Government of Kitui together with Finnish companies to scale up deployment of 200 Solar Water Desalination units in Kenya. We have seven boreholes on Pilot stage level and we have received funding from Climate Finance Trust for the rollout. This involved stakeholder engagement to ensure their sustainability through a revenue share model agreed with the county.

Other Partnerships

We have also managed to do presentations to the Kenya Defense Forces on the same project and discussions are ongoing.

We have sponsored various events like the CEC convention on climate change where all counties leaders in energy and environment in February 2019

We doing the first EPC contract of solarization of boreholes in Naivasha water through strategic engagement with County.

In Uganda we have a three-year contract frame work to develop expertise in “solarization” of boreholes and facilities in Northern Uganda under a World bank supported program.

Gender Mainstreaming

Pan African Africa Queen of Energy Awards

We have successfully run the Largest Gender Advocacy programme in Africa. The women in energy conference and awards programme. It is our belief that the deploying renewable energy sources like Solar water Pumping solution, clean cooking solutions is the great enabler for women empowerment. We Inspire, Recognize and Reward women who have made an impact in their communities through deployment of renewable energy sources. We have had over 70 winners, 800 nominees, 2500 live audience/delegates and over 5,000 connected across the globe.

FGM to STEM Initiative

This is a programme where we inspire young girls in the marginalized areas to take up STEM subjects as a way out of the FGM vice. We position them as solution providers to the myriad of problems facing our communities where drought and water challenges can be solved through deployment of renewable energy sources and catalyst by doing STEM subjects. This programme has been adopted by the President as a way to eliminate FGM by 2022  

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Stakeholder & community engagement

In Africa, poor stakeholder and community engagement is the primary cause of project delays. We provide custom solutions based on integrated communication and a clear value proposition that engages everyone

Mitunguru Hydro Power Project

Mitunguru Hydro Power Project; 15 Mw The first Hydro power community project 2016 TO 2018.This project we worked very closely with AFDB, (as the lead financier) and Strathmore Energy Center (capacity Building)

We were involved as the lead community engagement expert. My role was to develop an Entry Communication strategy to pool together the community, stakeholders (government) and Private Equity players, Mobilizing the community to register company and Development of Business Plan, Capacity building of CBO to be able to sign contracts and PPA agreements. Development of conflict management framework and capacity building.

KINANGOP POWER PROJECT

Developing and operationalizing the Stakeholder and Communication engagement strategy for the project, rallying the community in particular to offer social license to operate. The implementation of communication strategy objective was to educate the community, Stakeholder relationship between the community, government and donors. We worked very closely with Norfund, Stanbic Bank, the County Government and the Ministry of Energy.

Lake Turkana Wind Park project

We were involved in the Presidential Launch preparation, community engagement   and moderated the Lake Turkana Wind Park launch celebration with the president as Chief guest. This is still the largest single private investment in East Africa and I was key in mobilizing the community and cooling down agitated stakeholders due to compensation issues surrounding the project.

Kenya Off grid Solar Programme (KOSAP)

This is a programme to electrify most remote parts of the country with Off-grid options. Deploying 250,000 cooking stoves, 300 boreholes and 250 off grid sites in 14 Counties impacting 1.5m people.

Developing and executing a sales and communication strategy and a route to market game-plan to electrify over one million Kenyans. This is a Ksh15B World Bank project

I am leading the Stakeholder engagement, development of the right messaging, Brand communication, Community Mobilization and acceptance.

Working very closely with the counties in data collection, impact analyses, market segmentation

I am also providing consumer insights through deployment of research tools to enable coin the appropriate messages. A lot of learning and experience can be integrated in this programme.

Working with suppliers through the RBF system with SNV Netherlands

Impact: Able to lead Multiple stakeholders across the countries to achieve key objectives and data collection

Consultancy

Gender Energy Policy Consultant

Representing private sector and Launch plan and moderation 2020

Consultant for the policy preparation and launch. I was representing the Private Sector in the policy discussion and stakeholder engagement across the counties

Kenya Off grid Solar Programme KOSAP

This is a programme to Electrify most remote parts of the country with Off-grid options. Deploying 250,000 cooking stoves, 300 boreholes and 250 off grid sites in 14 Counties impacting 1.5m people.

Developing and executing a sales and communication strategy and a route to market game-plan to electrify over one million Kenyans. This is a Ksh15B world bank project

We are leading the Stakeholder engagement, development of the right messaging, Brand communication, Community Mobilization and acceptance.

Working very closely with the counties in data collection, impact analyses, market segmentation

We are providing consumer insights through deployment of research tools to enable coin the appropriate messages. A lot of learning and experience can be integrated in this programme.

Working with suppliers through the RBF system with SNV Netherlands

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