Joan Chahenza

Director Energy Access Financial Advisory

Joan is a Renewable Energy Finance Professional who previously worked for KenGen for 8 years as a Chief Financial Analyst. She has extensive experience in Grid Tied Power and has been involved in tariff setting and PPA negotiations of major renewable energy projects in Kenya whose total project cost is over $1 billion.

Prior to KenGen, Joan worked as an Senior Audit Associate at KPMG Kenya for 4 years. She is a Future Energy Leader at the World Energy Council, a Young African Leader Initiative (YALI) Power Africa, Women in Africa Power 2019 fellow, a mentor for the Global Women’s network for the Energy Transition (GWNET), Africa Power & Energy Elite 2021 finalist and fellow of the Open Africa 2020 programme. Her skills to manage these projects funded by RF for AMDA is unquestioned.