Geoffrey is a co-founder and director at Ofgen with over ten years experience in the renewable energy sector. He holds a Master’s degree in Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship from the University of Nottingham (UK), an undergraduate degree in Electrical engineering from the University of Nairobi (Kenya) and a Certified Public Accountant Qualification from Strathmore University.
He previously served as a Director at Strathmore Energy Research Centre (SERC) and is one of the founding consortium members of the Kenya Climate Innovation Centre. During his time at SERC, he oversaw the establishment of a Renewable Energy Training Centre which has become the institution of choice for research, training and project development for renewable energies and energy efficiency in East Africa. In addition, he has been involved in establishing the national curriculum, training and accreditation programs on solar technology in Kenya. Prior to this, Geoffrey was a Financial Consultant at KPMG East Africa.
Geoffrey is passionate about solving the paradox of low levels of modern energy access in Sub Sahara Africa against a background of abundant renewable energy resources.
Geoffrey is a panellist at the AIX: Nairobi meeting on 2-3 October 2019