Empower is getting ready to make its first project investments by complementing our team with two new members.
Violet Moronge is our new Project and Asset Manager and will based in our newly established Nairobi office. Violet has a unique experience from project management and finance in the renewable energy sector in East Africa, and has worked with USAID and PowerAfrica in Kenya and Uganda. She will be our on-the-ground person for execution and management of projects.
Lars Due is our new Finance and Commercial Director and will join the rest of the team at our office in Oslo. Lars has spent five years with a Norwegian electro-technical company managing development and financing of IPP and EPC projects. During his five years as an Executive in Green Energy Geothermal we was responsible for business development and project financing, and he also has operational experience from Africa, Asia, South America and Europe. Lars will be in charge of investor relations and investment strategies, and with his extensive experience as a business and project developer, he will contribute to optimizing Empower’s investments and portfolio.
Welcome to the team, Violet and Lars!