ABOUT KOWRY ENERGY

OUR NAME

Energy is the indispensable pre-requisite for enhancing economic development and improving quality of human life. The Cowry shell was once one of the most successful, universal forms of currency in Africa and enabled significant economic growth at that time.
With the provision of reliable and affordable energy, Kowry Energy is contributing to continued economic growth across Africa, using sustainable Energy as the new currency.

 

OUR VISION

To be an innovative and profitable company that enables the decentralized energy sector in Sub-Saharan Africa to thrive.

OUR MISSION

Empower local, independent energy companies to accelerate their operations in serving businesses and communities with reliable, sustainable, and affordable energy access.

OUR INVESTOR

Rolls-Royce business unit, Power Systems, the world-class power solutions specialist, is the equity partner and investor of Kowry Energy. With over 100 years of pioneering power, Rolls-Royce provides Kowry Energy with invaluable access to technology and expertise, to scale and industrialize the off-grid energy sector in Sub-Saharan Africa; closing the energy gap and meeting the challenges of rapidly growing societal demands for power.

OUR FOUNDER

Ndiarka Mbodji

Founder & Chief Executive Officer | Ndiarka Mbodji, a former Executive with…
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OUR BOARD

Prof. Dr. Stefan Liebing

CEO of Conjuncta GmbH, a boutique investment and project development firm that focusses on…

Louise Öfverström

CFO, Rolls-Royce Power System AG, Member of The Board of Management  Before joining…

Lord Henry Bellingham

Experienced Foreign Affairs specialist in Africa, the Caribbean, Middle East and Far East. Ex UK…

OUR ADVISORS

Brigitte Zypries

The lawyer Brigitte Zypries was born in 1953. She worked in the…

Dolapo Kukoyi

Dolapo Kukali is one of the leading lawyers in Nigeria’s Power sector…

Dr. Josephine Wapakabulo

Dr. Josephine Wapakapulo successfully served as inaugural CEO of Uganda's National Oil…