Leadership

Manga Mugwe
Chairman
Manga Mugwe is the co-founder and chairman of Olsuswa Energy Limited since 2009. He has achieved the recognition of a highly experienced and independent chairman across several sectors. His breadth of experience lies in mineral exploration where he sits as the Chairman of Mayfox Mining Company Limited, manufacturing, telecommunications, large scale agriculture, energy, media, insurance and real estate in Eastern Africa. He has served in various parastatal boards e.g. Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen), Kenya National Trading Company (KNTC), Sports Stadia Management Board of Kenya and also in public company boards e.g. Jubilee Insurance Company. He has also served as the chairman of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), in view of being an industrialist - Morris & Co. Ltd (for Steel).
Kim Gredsted
Board Member
Kim has been a member of the board of Olsuswa Limited since the beginning of 2015. Prior to co-founding Frontier Investment Management, Kim worked with private equity investments in emerging markets for IFU for 7 years of which two were spent as Head of Regional Office in Johannesburg. Prior to IFU Kim worked with M&A, venture capital financing, restructuring, and general Danish and international business law, for a total of 7 years as associate and senior associate in two leading Danish law firms. Kim has also co-founded and co-developed two start-ups, including New York based Trunk Archive. He holds a M.Sc. Law from the University of Copenhagen and an MBA from INSEAD.
iii. Lars Tejlgård Jensen
Board Member
Lars has been a member of the board of Olsuswa Limited since the beginning of 2015. Prior to co-founding Frontier Investment Management, Lars worked 12 years with investments, business organizations, political leaders and international organizations in wide range of emerging markets as consultant & Partner and managing director in a consultancy firm under the Confederation of Danish Industries with 80 employees and offices in Denmark, China, India, Russia, Brazil and USA. He holds a M. Sc. Econ from the University of Copenhagen and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Program for Leadership Development.
Mugwe Manga
Commercial Director
Mugwe Manga is a co-founder of Olsuswa Energy Limited and has served as commercial director since 2009. He manages the company’s business development strategy and has been integrally involved in the implementation of its geothermal exploration programs. After having completed his IB diploma from the prestigious Sevenoaks School (UK), he garnered a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Nottingham and a Masters in International Business (MIB) from Grenoble École de Management. He has gained experience in the banking industry working at Goldman Sachs International, London under the Private Wealth Management division specializing in institutional portfolios. He has gained over 8 years of experience working in Kenya, where he sits on various boards including Mayfox Mining Company Limited, Kenya’s leading indigenous mineral exploration firm and on both boards of ICEA Lion Life Assurance and ICEA Lion General Insurance both part of the ICEA Lion Group. Mugwe is also an alumni of the Swedish Institute Management Program (SIMP).

  • About Us

    Olsuswa Energy Limited is a Kenyan based company focused on renewable energy projects across Africa. In the Republic of Kenya Olsuswa Energy has been granted a geothermal resource licence (No.1/2016) as per the Geothermal Act (1982) for the northern most-known geothermal prospect- Barrier Volcanic Complex in Turkana County.

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    Olsuswa Energy Limited

    Mayfox House, Garden Road off Riverside Drive,

    P.O. Box 14991-00800

    Nairobi, Kenya

    Email: info@olsuswaenergy.com

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