Benson Maroro

Interim Country Director and Representative, Kenya

Benson joined Renewable World in September 2016. He is a graduate of both a BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a BSc in Telecommunication and Information Engineering from Dedan Kimathi University of Technology – Kenya and currently pursuing a Master in Energy Technology at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) with focus priority on energy storage technologies. Prior to joining Renewable World, he spent more than six years working in RETS and its related infrastructure in underserved rural communities. His experience spans from works around Small Home Solar systems, design and installation of mini-grid both owned by private and public entities. Prior to RETs knowledge, Benson had gained valuable knowledge in IT and Network Administration working with Private and Government bodies in Kenya.

Benson has gained a wealth of valuable technical knowledge in RETs, Project Management Skills and a good understanding of the Kenya Solar Regulation Standards. He is a qualified Solar PV Trainer of Trainees (SOLAR PV ToT). He is a registered Engineer with the Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK), and also a licenced Advanced Solar Installer Level T3 and Electrician Class C-1 with the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority of Kenya, (EPRA)