A Geothermal expert with 13 years of experience in the geothermal industry. Currently, an Associate Programme Officer for Geothermal Energy at the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Since 2019, has been supporting the Agency’s geothermal activities which are implemented in the framework of the Global Geothermal Alliance, a multi-stakeholder platform for geothermal stakeholders, that supports the establishment of enabling frameworks to accelerate investments in geothermal energy.
Previously, worked at the Geothermal Development Company in Kenya where was involved in promoting the development of direct use including demonstration projects and assessing the viability of various direct use applications.
Holds a master’s degree in Sustainable Energy Engineering from Reykjavik University, Iceland and is a Fellow of the Geothermal Training Programme in Iceland - GRO GTP (formerly United Nations University – Geothermal Training Programme).