AboutGeoffrey Nagillah Makanga,
Geoffrey Nagillah Makanga Founder and director of JASoL and Zeal Energy Limited, ESIA consultants and Renewable Energy Market Advisory Expert Consultants partnering with Independent Power Producers (IPP) to bridge the energy deficient gap in Africa (Light up Africa).
Makanga holds an Engineering degree in Water and Environment from Egerton University. Currently completing a Master’s in Business Administration in Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship.
Trained and certified as a hydro-power design engineer under the sponsorship of UNEP, GIF and EATTA
He is a certified Energy Auditor and Manager international (CEMI) by the American Association of Energy Engineers (AAEE)
Is a licensed Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Expert by National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA).
Lead Hydro-power consultant Expert for the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum Renewable Energy Resource Assessment in 44 counties across Kenya.
Has been privileged to work on over 18 power projects (e.g. North mathioya and Terem among others) with the most competent professionals in a fast growing Energy Sector in Eastern Africa region as the Lead Technical Engineer and Transaction Market Advisor for Power Africa Fund through Development Alternatives, Inc. (DAI) Financial Inclusion for Rural Micro-enterprises (FIRM).
Reservoir water quality Environmental Engineer and Irrigation Engineer for Magwagwa Multi-purpose dam.