Jonathan is the founder and CEO Nuru (previously known as Kivu Green Energy), a renewable energy developer in eastern DR Congo. Nuvu is the first Congolese-founded startup to receive a Series A round of investment, the first to bring a solar hybrid mini-grid online in Congo, and is currently deploying the largest off grid solar hybrid mini-grid in Africa.

Jon holds a PhD from the University of Michigan.

Panellist at the AIX: Nairobi meeting on 2-3 October 2019 and at the sixth AIX: Power & Renewables meeting at RSA House, 13-14 November 2019.