Conference Speakers

Carole Kariuki

CEO, Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA)

Katrin Hagemann

EU Deputy Ambassador

Dr. Chris Kiptoo

PS, Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Charles Karangwa

Regional Head of Land Systems, IUCN, Africa Region

Karin Boomsma

Director, Sustainable Inclusive Business Kenya

Sarah Gane

Sustainability Implementation Expert, TheRockGroup

Dr. Ayub Macharia

Director, Environmental Education and Awareness at the Ministry of Environment and Forestry

Robert Backlund

Counsellor for Team Europe at the EU Delegation in Nairobi


Hip-hop Artist and SIB-K’s Sustainability Ambassador

Sonia Orwa

General Manager, Mr. Green Africa

Faith Ngige

Public Private Dialogue Officer of Devolution, KEPSA

Miriam Chepchumba Bomett

Deputy Head, Policy, Research and Advocacy, Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM)

Alex Kubasu

Circular Economy Initiative Lead, WWF-Kenya

Claire van Enk

Founder & CEO, Farm to Feed

Nadia Ashraf

ECDPM Policy Officer

Mr. Mohamed Jibril Omar

CEO – OFGEN Africa

Simone Andersson

Chief Commercial Officer, WEEE Centre

Dr Ehud Gachugu

Project Director, Ajira Digital Program (KEPSA)

Peter van Leent

Sustainability Manager at Biobest Group

Talash Huijbers

Founder and C.E.O of InsectiPro

Janet Chemitei

Threading Change Africa Regional Coordinator

Jaswinder (Jas) Bedi, EBS, MBS

Chairman - Kenya Export Promotion and Branding Agency

De Kock, Lorren

Project Manager for the Circular Plastics Economy Programme at WWF South Africa

Brian Kihindas

Founder & Proprietor at Nairobi Fashion Week

Bettina Heller

Programme Officer, UNEP, Consumption and Production unit

Dr Linda Davis

Founder and CEO of Giraffe Bioenergy

Johnson Mwakazi

Media Consultant

Ludovica d’Andria di Montelungo

Artisan Fashion, Nairobi

Andrew Amadi

CEO of the Kenya Renewable Energy Association

Akshay Shah

Group Executive Director, SilAfrica

Alex Mucheru

Technical Sales Manager, Dupont Water Solutions – East & West Africa

Christine-Ann McCreath

Founder of KikoRomeo

Ebenezer A. Amadi

Program Manager, Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA)

Eng. Fanuel Nyaboro

WASH Consultant

Juliana Kainga

Vice-Chairperson, Electricity Sector Association of Kenya- ESAK

Louise Sommerlatte

Founder and Designer, Hamaji

Tei Mukunya Oundo

Co-Founder & Executive Director, Naturelock

Valentine Cheruiyot

Sustainability Practitioner, Safaricom PLC

Valerie Nyamwaya

Designer, Afrivazi

Elfrieke van Galen

Partner, TheRockGroup

Elise Sormani

Sustainable Fashion Activist and ESG Specialist

Willis Ombai

Ag. CEO, Water Sector Trust Fund (WaterFund)

Lieselotte Heederik

Co-founder and Director, Nazava Water Filters

Thais Vojvodic

Plastics Pact Network Manager, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Andrew Page Wood

CEO, Tombolo

Mr. Olivier Vanden Ende

Founder & CEO Close the Gap